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Date: Thu, 01 Apr 1999 10:01:46 +0000 From: Roy & Michele Painter <rmp6797@strato.net> "Mainefamilies@onelist.com" <Mainefamilies@onelist.com>, "MaineRoots@onelist.com" <MaineRoots@onelist.com>, "MAME-L@rootsweb.com" <MAME-L@rootsweb.com>, "NORTHEAST-ROOTS-L@LISTSERV.INDIANA.EDU" <NORTHEAST-ROOTS-L@LISTSERV.INDIANA.EDU>, "PENNY-L@rootsweb.com" <PENNY-L@rootsweb.com>, "VERMONT-L@rootsweb.com" <VERMONT-L@rootsweb.com>, "vermont@genweb.net" <vermont@genweb.net>, "vermont@listserv.northwest.com" <vermont@listserv.northwest.com>, "VTCHITTE-L@rootsweb.com" <VTCHITTE-L@rootsweb.com>, "WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com" <WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com>, whitneygen@onelist.com Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Wonderful Site!!! To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com My apologies to any of you who may receive this message more than once. I found this site this morning and made quite a few connections. It has thousands of names. Very easy to use!!! Happy hunting!!! http://www.tiac.net/users/weymouth/Html/surnames.htm Michele From: KenKlutz@aol.com Date: Thu, 1 Apr 1999 17:45:07 EST Subject: [WHITNEY-L] LDS Site To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com On Tuesday night, a message was sent to another surname list I'm on saying the LDS site is now operating. The address is << http://32.96.111.13/default.asp >> I was led to believe it's quite busy so far and consequently service is slow, but if it helps someone I guess that's the main thing huh. Ken Whitney From: "Glenn Barnett" <gbarnett@netins.net> Date: Fri, 2 Apr 1999 00:43:20 -0600 Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Whitney Link To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com I found a link today with a lot of Whitney info. I actually found a link to my direct line that I have been searching for two years!! The site is for Standish, Maine <http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Ranch/4962/index2.html> Sharon Date: Fri, 02 Apr 1999 08:33:53 -0600 From: Tim Doyle <tdoyle@doit.com> Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Pierce Project To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com Hello everyone: The Pierce Project is currently 58% complete and 95% adopted. I am leaving this Sunday for a week in Cancun, Mexico. I know I will miss working with all of the marvelous volunteers on the project, but I'll do my best to keep my mind off of it by making use of the swim-up bar in the sun-drenched pool or perhaps out on the beach. I would very much like to get the remaining six sets adopted before I leave. If you can take one more set, I'd really appreciate it. Special thanks to Karen Nugier who adopted the last 5 photocopied sets this morning! If you've completed a set and are double checking it before sending it in, be sure to send it to me by Saturday if you want it to make it online before I leave. Anything that is sent after that will have to wait a week in my inbox. Thanks again to all of the volunteers! We've already helped several people make connections. Just think how valuable this will be when complete! Tim


Tim Doyle http://www.doit.com/tdoyle/ tdoyle@doit.com ftp://ftp.doit.com/pub/tdoyle/

From: jerrywhitney@uswest.net Delivered-To: fixup-WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com@fixme Date: Fri, 02 Apr 1999 22:05:43 -0800 Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Husband of Adeline To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

>From the 1860 census I have the following information.

   Adeline Whitney    34   F   Washwoman  Connecticut
       John H.             12   M

Iowa (Nebraska)

       James                  8   M

Iowa

       Joseph                 6    M

Michigan

The eldest son, John Henry Whitney is my great grandfather. His obituary listed his place of birth as being in Nebraska. His birthday was September 1847. He was father to Floyd John, born December 15, 1887.

I really would like to know if anyone is familar with Dr. John Henry Whitney, who resided most of his life in Wisconsin.

Almost all of my information is taken from the national Archives. There is a branch here in Seattle.

Thanks much, Jerry

From: ALLAGREEN@aol.com Date: Sat, 3 Apr 1999 01:50:33 EST Subject: [WHITNEY-L] For Whitneys with Kansas Roots To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Dear WRG:

I picked this up on the NE-Roots list tonight, and thinking I remembered at least one or two of you were still searching in Kansas, I decided to copy and forward some of the message.

     I know the subject of this message is a little off-topic, but I just had

to announce that the work is complete on the History of the State of Kansas edited by Wm. G. Cutler and published in 1885. In May, 1995, I helped to get started putting this 1,600-page book on the WWW because of its inherent interest for anyone with Kansas roots, and also because it has so many biographical sketches in it with records dating back generations in some cases.

      There's a search engine in place on the site so you can search for

links to a particular surname, even if you might not know where in Kansas a long-lost cousin, great-uncle or great-aunt settled. Is there a record of someone in your family that "went West," considered a synonym in the 1800s for having died, because many people never saw their loved ones again after they went West. You might find a record of this family member at:

       http://www.ukans.edu/carrie/kancoll/books/cutler/

I hope this helps someone.

Allan E. Green

From: Carolyn Tilton <cat1730@gte.net> Date: Sat, 3 Apr 1999 00:42:21 -0800 Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Hannah Darling wife of Richard Whitney To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Look what I found on Hannah

http://www.qni.com/~anderson/Darling.html

Happy hunting.. Carolyn Tilton Issaquah, Wa.

Date: Sat, 03 Apr 1999 09:30:37 -0600 From: Tim Doyle <tdoyle@doit.com> Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Husband of Adeline To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

At 10:05 PM 4/2/99 -0800, jerrywhitney@uswest.net wrote:

>From the 1860 census I have the following information. > Adeline Whitney 34 F Washwoman Connecticut > John H. 12 M Iowa (Nebraska) > James 8 M Iowa > Joseph 6 M Michigan

I searched the archives for Adeline, but was unable to find any matches. I next searched the census index for 1850 Iowa and found that there were only 8 Whitney families listed. Since it appears your family was either in Iowa or Nebraska at this time, I would start by looking at each of these families to see if any of them had wives named Adeline and a son John age 2 or 3. If that fails, try the same approach in Nebraska.

If you wish to cut down the number of families you must search, look at the 1860 index and see which families were still there. Your family had obviously moved by 1860 and so you could probably rule out any of these families that are still listed in Iowa in 1860. Unfortunately, we do not have the 1860 Iowa or Nebraska census index information. If you get this data at a library, would you be so kind as to photocopy or transcribe the Whitneys listed for our archives?


Whitney, 1850 Census, Iowa

WHITENY, Linius Clinton Co. Elk River Twp 202 WHITNEY, Anson Hardin Co. Eldora Twp Year: 1856 WHITNEY, Benjamin Clayton Co. Boardman Twp 157 WHITNEY, Clarissa Clinton Co. Elk River Twp 202 WHITNEY, Eliza Scott Co. District 4 234 WHITNEY, John Clayton Co. Monona Twp 021 Year: 1852 WHITNEY, William Henry Co. Marion Twp Year: 1854 WHITNEYH, George Hardin Co. Union Twp Year: 1856



Tim Doyle http://www.doit.com/tdoyle/ tdoyle@doit.com ftp://ftp.doit.com/pub/tdoyle/

Date: Sat, 3 Apr 1999 11:39:05 -0400 From: janwhit@ma.ultranet.com (Jan Whitaker) Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Found Whitney Family Maine To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Dear WRG's,

       I 've learned of an apparently undocumented Whitney family( at

least to our group) that lived in CUMBERLAND (town) ME, which was part of North Yarmouth until the early 1820's. Can anyone help to identify them?

       This was found in a note from Ina Loring Norton (1896-1983) to the

Falmouth ME Historical Society: "My mother was CARRIE WHITNEY-her father was JAMES WHITNEY- his father was also JAMES WHITNEY."

        Her father's brothers were ALEXANDER, ULYSSES & AMMI(of Falmouth).

She states that there were seven Whitney brothers[in all] who came to the West Cumberland area(no dates given, or indication from whence they came).

       I found AMMI in Cumberland 1830,Falmouth 1850, Portland 1870

census lists. JAMES and ALEXANDER, in Cumberland Census lists , are buried in Morrison Hill Church Cemetery along with thirteen other Whitneys born ca 1788-1833. None of these Whitneys are related to Abner Whitney's descendents in No. Yarmouth, Falmouth, or Gorham, as I have found in research[my line].

       I wonder if this family produced either the mysterious JABEZ who

came from Cumberland at the time of his marriage to Abigail Milk Wheeler(Michael Poston's) or Aaron who married in ME, Betsy Hildreth(Evelyn Brown's)?

       One last comment-- I found a James Whitney on an Ancestry

database"Passenger Arrivals in the United States 1819-1820" :Whitney, James

male ;age 24; occupation Merchant. No place of origin, arrival port, or

name of ship. Does anyone know who this is? Cheers! Jan


Date: Sat, 03 Apr 1999 12:50:12 -0500 From: "Robert L. Ward" at <img src="/robertward.gif"> Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Hannah Darling wife of Richard Whitney To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

At 12:42 AM 4/3/99 -0800, you wrote: >Look what I found on Hannah > >http://www.qni.com/~anderson/Darling.html > >Happy hunting.. >Carolyn Tilton >Issaquah, Wa.

Carolyn,

Just what did you find on Hannah? The marriage record says: "WHITNEY, Richard, s. John, b. 18 Apr 1687, m. Hannah DARLING, formerly w.

 of John, of Fairfield, 7 Apr 1709."  Norwalk Land Records, vol. 4, p. 1.

This is pretty conclusive that she was a widow, and that her maiden name pretty clearly wasn't DARLING. I don't see a John DARLING on that page who is a likely candidate, unless she was the fourth wife of John-2 DARLING [George-1].

Anyone else have any thoughts on this matter?

Regards,

Robert

Robert L. Ward <img src="/robertward.gif"> <http://www.erols.com/rlward1/> 12236 Shadetree Lane, Laurel, MD 20708-2832 301-776-1659

Sender: jwmuse@csi.com From: "Jeanne Muse" <jwmuse@csi.com> Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Hannah Darling wife of Richard Whitney Date: Sat, 3 Apr 1999 16:55:13 -0500 To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Robert & All: My notes stated that a Gedcom submission to the GenServ system indicated she was the daughter of John Darling and Elizabeth Beers b. in abt 1689. Do not know the source.

Anyone with Phoenix's books who can do a look-up on the exact wording of this record?

-) Jeanne



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From: Robert L. Ward <<img src="/robertward.gif">> To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com <WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com>

Date: Saturday, April 03, 1999 12:54 PM Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Hannah Darling wife of Richard Whitney


>At 12:42 AM 4/3/99 -0800, you wrote: >>Look what I found on Hannah >> >>http://www.qni.com/~anderson/Darling.html >> >>Happy hunting.. >>Carolyn Tilton >>Issaquah, Wa. > >Carolyn, > >Just what did you find on Hannah? The marriage record says: >"WHITNEY, Richard, s. John, b. 18 Apr 1687, m. Hannah DARLING, formerly w. > of John, of Fairfield, 7 Apr 1709." Norwalk Land Records, vol. 4, p. 1. >This is pretty conclusive that she was a widow, and that her maiden name >pretty clearly wasn't DARLING. I don't see a John DARLING on that page >who is a likely candidate, unless she was the fourth wife of John-2 >DARLING [George-1]. > >Anyone else have any thoughts on this matter? > >Regards, > >Robert > >Robert L. Ward ><img src="/robertward.gif"> ><http://www.erols.com/rlward1/> >12236 Shadetree Lane, Laurel, MD 20708-2832 >301-776-1659 > >


Date: Sat, 3 Apr 1999 18:51:15 -0500 (EST) From: WHITNEY@netcom.ca (W. WHITNEY) Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Hannah Darling To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Phoenix Page 17 :-

"Richard Whitney, b. at Norwalk, Conn., 18 Ap. 1687; a millwright; married, 7 Ap. 1709, at Fairfield, Conn., Hannah Darling, dau. of John and Elizabeth (Beers) Darling, of Fairfield, where she was born about 1689. Their marriage is recorded also at Norwalk."

No mention of being a widow there !

Bill Whitney


Date: Sun, 04 Apr 1999 09:05:41 +0200 From: "Tracy, Sandra (FIDI)" <Sandra.Tracy@fao.org> Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Hannah Whitney & Lydia Whitney m.William Gray 1800's To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Could anyone with info on these people please get in contact with me, to share info,

William Gray b.c1774 Sedwidge, ME, d. aft 1850 1st m. Feb 1801 in Columbia, ME, Hannah Whitney b. c1776, d. bef 1820, had 5 Gray children, 2nd m. her sister Lydia Whitney, b.c1794, d.1840-1849 and had another 4 Gray children.

Thanks Sandra

Date: Sun, 04 Apr 1999 10:12:28 -0400 From: Marcia <mwverde@gmail.com> Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Found on Scioto Co., OH, biography site To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

W.G. Whitney was born April 11, 1811, and came to Portsmouth

   with his father in 1821, where he has since made his home. He
   was married in 1836 to Melvenia Fleming, who died in 1847,
   leaving him three children, two sons and a daughter. He was
   again married in 1850 to Elcy F.M. Voorhees by whom he has
   four children. He has seven living children, three of whom are
   married: Ruluff, to Louise Adams and residing in Cincinnati,
   Ohio; W.F., to Lizzie M. Jones, living in Portsmouth; and Mary
   Jane, wife of C.E. Jewell, of Portsmouth. His father, Ruluff
   Whitney, was born in Connecticut, June 20, 1776. At the close of
   the Revolutionary war, the family emigrated to western New York,
   where Ruluff grew up and married Susannah Glenny, a native of
   North Ireland. They came to Ohio in 1817 and located in
   Portsmouth in 1821, where the mother died in 1845 and the father
   in 1846. They had a family of eight children: John, who was
   married to Mrs. Arenia Kelly and died in 1855; Mary, who
   married Hannibal G. Hamlin, residing and dying in Cincinnati in
   1880; Ruluff, who died in 1824, aged nineteen years; Susannah,
   wife of E.G. Stone, of Cincinnati; Sarah, wife of A.R. Hardin of
   Cincinnati; W.G., our subject; Minerva, wife of Abijah Curtis;
   and Olive, who married Allan C. McArthur, youngest son of
   Ex-Governor McArthur, of Ohio, and now living near Circleville,
   Ohio.

Date: Mon, 5 Apr 1999 10:36:29 -0400 From: Bert Smith <OmniSmith@compuserve.com> Sender: Bert Smith <OmniSmith@compuserve.com> Subject: [WHITNEY-L] WHITNEY/Darling To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Robert,

I agree with you that the marriage record does not indicate that Hannah's maiden name was Darling. But keep in mind it COULD be. One of my most puzzling problems resulted from my assumption that maiden names must be different from married names ... It wan't: cousins had married and father and husband had the same name ... in my case both the same surname AND the same given name. (If I hadn't been sitting across from a lady in the NC Archives who happened to be familiar with the family, I'm not sure I would have ever figured it out!)

Bert

From: "sheila peel" <sapeel@sprynet.com> Date: Mon, 5 Apr 1999 18:55:55 -0400 Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Sarah Whitney, 5/8/1752 To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Would anyone know whose daughter this Sarah Whitney is? Thanks Sheila. sapeel@sprynet.com Descendants of Sarah Whitney


Generation No. 1


1. SARAH1 WHITNEY was born May 08, 1752 in Woburn, Middlesex, MA. She married EDWARD HILDRETH, son of ISAAC HILDRETH and RACHEL ADAMS. He was born October 14, 1740 in Chelmsford, Middlesex, MA.


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Date: Mon, 05 Apr 1999 22:48:58 -0400 From: "Robert L. Ward" at <img src="/robertward.gif"> Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Re: painting To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

At 09:08 PM 4/4/99 -0400, you wrote: >I have a painting, watercolour, done by a Chas Whitney. Could you please >tell me if you can provide any information about this person. The >painting was purchased in the Cincinnati, Ohio area about 1935. The >frame has a number on the back in pencil, D7444-1(S or 8). It also has a >gallery sticker with the name "Alma Rhead" on the back, as well as a >gold sticker with the name "Closson" on it. > > Thank you

Dear Mr. Stricko,

I regret that I don't have information on that person. In fact, there were a great many Charles Whitney individuals, and it would be hard to pick him out from his namesakes, especially without a place of residence, or date of birth or death, or names of relatives.

I will send a copy of this reply to our WHITNEY-L mailing list, and see if anyone on the list can identify this individual. Perhaps that will help.

Regards,

Robert

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From: "Marion Leska" <marioneleska@worldnet.att.net> Date: Mon, 5 Apr 1999 20:34:13 -0700 Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Another source To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

I received the following from my PHILBRICK/PHILBROOK list. It looks interesting. Marion Whitney Leska

"Dear Cousins,

I thought that those of you who have Canadian ancestors, or ancestors who passed through Canada on their way to America, would be interested in the following message.

Happy Hunting,

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From: Lori Fox <lfox@magma.ca> To: updates@ingeneas.com <updates@ingeneas.com> Date: Friday, March 26, 1999 12:11 PM Subject: 48,000 New Canadian Passenger and Immigration Records


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Date: Tue, 06 Apr 1999 20:48:27 -0400 From: "Robert L. Ward" at <img src="/robertward.gif">

Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Sarah Whitney, 5/8/1752 To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

At 06:55 PM 4/5/99 -0400, sheila peel wrote: >Would anyone know whose daughter this Sarah Whitney is? Thanks Sheila. >sapeel@sprynet.com >Descendants of Sarah Whitney > > >Generation No. 1 > > >1. SARAH1 WHITNEY was born May 08, 1752 in Woburn, Middlesex, MA. She >married EDWARD HILDRETH, son of ISAAC HILDRETH and RACHEL ADAMS. He was born >October 14, 1740 in Chelmsford, Middlesex, MA.

Sheila,

I do not find her birth in Woburn Vital Records. The best match I can make in my records, is Sarah-6 WHITNEY, b. 18 May 1752, Weston, Middlesex, MA, daughter of Abraham-5 and Tabitha (ALLEN) WHITNEY [John-4, Joseph-3, John-2, John-1]. I have found no record of her marriage.

Regards,

Robert

Robert L. Ward <img src="/robertward.gif"> <http://www.erols.com/rlward1/> 12236 Shadetree Lane, Laurel, MD 20708-2832 301-776-1659

Date: Tue, 06 Apr 1999 22:53:03 -0400 From: "Robert L. Ward" at <img src="/robertward.gif"> Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Jacobus Article Posted! To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Dear WRG,

The article by Donald Lines Jacobus on the purported English ancestry of John-1 WHITNEY of Watertown, MA, is now posted. I have obtained permission from the publisher to do this. You may see the results at

 <http://www.erols.com/rlward1/whitney/sources/jacobus.html>

I am still trying to get permission to post the article by Paul C. Reed on John-1 and Henry-1 WHITNEY debunking their purported English ancestries. If and when I am successful, I'll let you know. In the meantime, I'll continue to supply an electronic copy to those who request it, under the fair use doctrine.

For those who don't know, John's published ancestry is false beyond his father Thomas WHITNEY of Westminster, and Henry's published ancestry is false in toto. The first is due to an error, the second to a fraud. See

 <http://www.erols.com/rlward1/whitney/john/ancestry.html>
 <http://www.erols.com/rlward1/whitney/henry/ancestry.html>

Regards,

Robert

Robert L. Ward <img src="/robertward.gif"> <http://www.erols.com/rlward1/> 12236 Shadetree Lane, Laurel, MD 20708-2832 301-776-1659

From: Carolyn Tilton <cat1730@gte.net>

Subject: FW: [WHITNEY-L] Sarah Whitney, 5/8/1752 Date: Tue, 6 Apr 1999 20:01:48 -0700 To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Check this out.... http://www.familysearch.org/Search/af/ancestral_file_frame.asp?recid=20874062

Good Luck, Carolyn Tilton


From: Robert L. Ward[SMTP:<img src="/robertward.gif">] Sent: Tuesday, April 06, 1999 5:48 PM To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Sarah Whitney, 5/8/1752

At 06:55 PM 4/5/99 -0400, sheila peel wrote: >Would anyone know whose daughter this Sarah Whitney is? Thanks Sheila. >sapeel@sprynet.com >Descendants of Sarah Whitney > > >Generation No. 1 > > >1. SARAH1 WHITNEY was born May 08, 1752 in Woburn, Middlesex, MA. She >married EDWARD HILDRETH, son of ISAAC HILDRETH and RACHEL ADAMS. He was born >October 14, 1740 in Chelmsford, Middlesex, MA.

Sheila,

I do not find her birth in Woburn Vital Records. The best match I can make in my records, is Sarah-6 WHITNEY, b. 18 May 1752, Weston, Middlesex, MA, daughter of Abraham-5 and Tabitha (ALLEN) WHITNEY [John-4, Joseph-3, John-2, John-1]. I have found no record of her marriage.

Regards,

Robert

Robert L. Ward <img src="/robertward.gif"> <http://www.erols.com/rlward1/> 12236 Shadetree Lane, Laurel, MD 20708-2832 301-776-1659


From: ALLAGREEN@aol.com Date: Wed, 7 Apr 1999 06:05:11 EDT Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Daniel Whitney of Maine, m. Abigail Stone To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Dear WRG:

I would like to beg some help from one or more members who are involved with the Whitneys of Maine. Somehow I have the Abigail Stone mentioned above married to two different Daniel Whitneys at the same time.

The Whitny13 database last published has Abigail married on 7 Dec 1780 to the Daniel Whitney, b. 26 Sep 1754 to Abel and Mary (Cane) Whitney. W13 shows no place or source for this marriage. This is consistent with Robert Ward's 6-Generation descent, which shows Daniel-5 (Abel-4, Nathaniel-3, Benjamin-2, John-1) married to Abigail on the date cited, but goes no further in listing descent. Pierce is even less help, showing Daniel's birth in 1754 but nothing beyond that.

The version that I have been maintaining for nearly two years, that began its life as Whitny12, but to which I have added literally thousands of names by systematically going through the VR's and following families down several more generations, shows that same Daniel with identical other elements, but provides Gorham, Cumberland Co., ME as a place and the Gorham VR's as a source.

Somehow, however, I have stupidly managed to marry Abigail off to another Daniel Whitney, this one born 18 Nov 1762 in Gorham to David and Rebecca (Edgecomb) Whitney. The children almost match, this one showing ten children from (1) Reuben (1781) to (10) Happy (1802), all born in Gorham, ME, and all in the Gorham VR's. The other family, with the first Daniel above, matches that shown in W13, with an eleventh child, Louisa, b1806, who is NOT in those extracted Whitney VR's.

Thus, it would seem that I "found" a Daniel that was born in Gorham at a time appropriate to participating in this marriage (i.e., 1862) and then "assumed" (and I do know what "assume" means when broken down into its constituent parts!) that I had the right Daniel.

So, I guess what I am ultimately asking for is, would the WRG member who first found this family and sent it in to Jon Aston for inclusion in the collective database please contact me and clear up my confusion?

Thanks,

Allan E. Green

Sender: jwmuse@csi.com From: "Jeanne Muse" <jwmuse@csi.com> Date: Wed, 7 Apr 1999 18:11:43 -0400 Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Tim Doyle?? To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Looking for Tim Doyle's e-mail address. I tried contacting him via his web pages on GenTree but it was returned.

The message I would like to get to Tim is to remove the paragraph about the CTWHIT2 database being available on my web pages ... it was obsolete as soon as CTWHIT3 was released.

That's all folks!

-) Jeanne (Whitney) Muse


Date: Wed, 07 Apr 1999 23:10:22 -0400 From: "Robert L. Ward" at <img src="/robertward.gif"> Subject: Re: FW: [WHITNEY-L] Sarah Whitney, 5/8/1752 To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

At 08:01 PM 4/6/99 -0700, Carolyn Tilton wrote: >Check this out.... >http://www.familysearch.org/Search/af/ancestral_file_frame.asp?recid=20874062 > >Good Luck, >Carolyn Tilton > >---------- >From: Robert L. Ward[SMTP:<img src="/robertward.gif">] >Sent: Tuesday, April 06, 1999 5:48 PM >To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com >Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Sarah Whitney, 5/8/1752 > >At 06:55 PM 4/5/99 -0400, sheila peel wrote: >>Would anyone know whose daughter this Sarah Whitney is? Thanks Sheila. >>sapeel@sprynet.com >>Descendants of Sarah Whitney >> >> >>Generation No. 1 >> >> >>1. SARAH1 WHITNEY was born May 08, 1752 in Woburn, Middlesex, MA. She >>married EDWARD HILDRETH, son of ISAAC HILDRETH and RACHEL ADAMS. He was born >>October 14, 1740 in Chelmsford, Middlesex, MA. > >Sheila, > >I do not find her birth in Woburn Vital Records. The best match I can make >in my records, is Sarah-6 WHITNEY, b. 18 May 1752, Weston, Middlesex, MA, >daughter of Abraham-5 and Tabitha (ALLEN) WHITNEY [John-4, Joseph-3, John-2, >John-1]. I have found no record of her marriage.

The LDS Ancestral File gives her two sets of parents (!!), one as guessed above, the other being Jeremiah-5 and Elizabeth (FARR) WHITNEY [Nathan-4, Thomas-3, Thomas-2, John-1]. According to the Stow VR, their daughter Sarah-6 WHITNEY was b. 3 Apr 1752, Stow, MA. Close, but still not a perfect match. I have found no record of her marriage, either.

Regards,

Robert

Robert L. Ward <img src="/robertward.gif"> <http://www.erols.com/rlward1/> 12236 Shadetree Lane, Laurel, MD 20708-2832 301-776-1659

Date: Thu, 08 Apr 1999 08:35:44 -0400 From: "Robert L. Ward" at <img src="/robertward.gif"> Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Reed Article Posted, Too! To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Dear WRG,

The article by Paul C. Reed on John-1 and Henry-1 WHITNEY debunking their purported English ancestries, is now posted. I have obtained permission from the author and publisher to do this. You may see the results at

 <http://www.erols.com/rlward1/whitney/sources/reed.html>

For those who don't know, John's published ancestry is false beyond his father Thomas WHITNEY of Westminster, and Henry's published ancestry is false in toto. The first is due to an error, the second to a fraud. See

 <http://www.erols.com/rlward1/whitney/john/ancestry.html>
 <http://www.erols.com/rlward1/whitney/henry/ancestry.html>

Regards,

Robert

Robert L. Ward <img src="/robertward.gif"> <http://www.erols.com/rlward1/> 12236 Shadetree Lane, Laurel, MD 20708-2832 301-776-1659

From: "Sally Towns" <sntowns@gwi.net> Date: Thu, 8 Apr 1999 11:55:10 -0400 Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Marshall & Perley Whitney of Maine To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Hi All

Just finished reading the book "The Next Bend In The River" by C.J. Stevens, about Gold Mining in Maine. I thought you all might enjoy knowing that Marshall Whitney was one of the first five men to pan gold on the Swift River in Maine, and that he and his son Perley made quite a name for themselves here. Perley became one of the best prospectors in the history of Maine's placer mining. There is a whole chapter of the book devoted to him and his family, and if anyone is interested I would be glad to pass it on to them, just let me know. I think, from my research, that his line would be Perley 9 Marshall 8 William 7 William 6 Abner 5 John 4 Isiach 3 Thomas 2 John 1.. The article also has a photo of Perley, and map of area prospected.

Sally Whitney Towns

From: "Sally Towns" <sntowns@gwi.net> Date: Thu, 8 Apr 1999 12:44:51 -0400 Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Found some Whitney's To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Hi All;

In March I spent some time in Florida visiting my husbands relatives. While there I did some research on Union soldiers from Maine stationed at Fort Clinch in Fernandina Beach , Florida. I was doing so for a friend who has been working on a new Town of Wayne history book and she acquired some family letters from a resident who was stationed there during the Civil War. In my travels around the City I went to the Episcopal Church Graveyard, and stumbled onto the following gravesites - maybe they would be of interest to someone in our group. Starting at the oldest find - forward

John A. Whitney B 9-16-1855 D 3-16-1883

William Pierce Whitney B 7-17-1857 D 9-19-1928

Caroline Young Whitney B 4-16-1867 D 10-28-1923

Walter Stilwell Whitney B 4-16-1867 D 10-28-1961

Sarah Katherine Whitney B 1-10-1870 D 1-29-1947

Interned at the KING family stone - Beulah L. Whitney dau. of Henry and Beulah Whitney

                                                   B 3-4-1861      D

8-24-1885 Interned at the BOYD family stone - Marie Whitney Boyd B 1-27-1898 D 1-17-1935

If any of these are of interest to anyone, my husband's cousin who lives there, would be glad to see what she can find out about any of them. Just let me know.

Sally Whitney Towns --Whitney's of Maine

From: PACJ1945@aol.com Date: Thu, 8 Apr 1999 20:53:08 EDT Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Surname Whitney :-) To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

I have been reading with interest the posting on this list, however, I do not see any references to any of the Whitney's being in Virginia. My Whitney's were from Bermuda and lived for a time in Virginia. Is there anyone who can suggest any websites that contain Virginia Whitney information?

Thank you Pat in Va.

From: "Sally Towns" <sntowns@gwi.net> Date: Fri, 9 Apr 1999 22:19:15 -0400 Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Fw: Q & A Time To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com



Original Message-----

From: Sally Towns <sntowns@gwi.net>

To: Whitney-L@rootsweb.com <Whitney-L@rootsweb.com> Date: Friday, April 09, 1999 10:16 PM Subject: Q & A Time


Hi

Could someone please tell me why, on the Whitney Database on Rootsweb, our information only goes as far as the 6 generation?? I have been looking at Benjamin (2) and Thomas(2) lines and both stop at 6 generation. I know we need to protect the living members, but I find it had to beleive that someone born in 1820 would still be alive. Am I doing something wrong ?? Should I be looking somewhere else??

Sally Whitney Towns

From: AwhitneyB@aol.com Date: Sat, 10 Apr 1999 10:28:24 EDT Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Pierce Book To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

I notice the Pierce book is now available on-line at Family Tree Maker's Genealogy Library for subscribers. I wish they had put Phoenix there instead.

From: ALLAGREEN@aol.com Date: Sat, 10 Apr 1999 15:38:50 EDT Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Pierce Book To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

In a message dated 04/10/1999 10:30:07 AM Eastern Daylight Time, AwhitneyB@aol.com writes:

<< I notice the Pierce book is now available on-line at Family Tree Maker's

Genealogy Library for subscribers.  I wish they had put Phoenix there

instead. >>

Dear Whitney:

Is this the transcription that we all have worked so hard to put together in the past couple of months, or a scanned version that has been done independently. If they have simply stolen all the work of the members of the WRG for their own profit, I, for one, will be extremely incensed.

Can you please supply the URL for this? I would like to go take a look for myself.

Allan E. Green

Date: Sun, 11 Apr 1999 12:28:36 -0400 From: Susan Elvenaes <selvenaes@earthlink.net> Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Nova Scotia To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Hi,

I'm new to the list. I'm looking for any info re. Thomas Whitney b. ___?, d. 1871 Pinckneyville, IL, married to Evangaline Eaton b. 1820 Nova Scotia, d. June 20, 1840 after giving birth to daughter in Pinckneyville, IL. Any help appreciated.

Susan Elvenaes

From: "John J. Whitney" <speaksoft@email.msn.com> Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Daniel Whitney of Maine, m. Abigail Stone Date: Sun, 11 Apr 1999 18:09:35 -0400 To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Allen -

McLellan's History of Gorham, ME (1903) , at pp. 828-9, states that Abel-4 (Nathaniel-3, Benjamin-2, John-1) lived in York, Gorham, and Standish, ME, and that his wife Mary Cane was daughter of Micah Cane of York. Also at p. 829 he lists the 14 children of this Abel-4, including Daniel-5, b. in York Sep 26, 1754 and m. to Abigail Stone on Dec 7, 1780.


At p. 830 McLellan states that David-5 (Nathan-4, Nathaniel-3, Benjamin-2, John-1), who lived in Gorham, and Rebecca Edgecomb of Falmouth who became his third wife on Nov 26 1761, had 4 children including Daniel-6, b. Nov 18 1762.


McLellan has no further information concerning the subsequent history of either Daniel-5 (from Abel-4) or Daniel-6 (from David-5,Nathan-4). (I make this statement based on review of the pages of McLellan that I have photocopies of. On my next visit to the Historical Society Library I will look through McLellan again to be sure I haven't overlooked something.)


The VR of Gorham, as compiled in Publishments, Marriages, Births and Deaths from the Earlier Records of Gorham, Maine (King, 1897), does not list births of children of Abel-4 and Mary Cane. It does list the children of David-5 and Rebecca including Daniel-6 b. Nov 18 1762 and lists 10 children (Reuben to Happy) born of "Whitney, Daniel and Abigail", without further identification of either David or Abigail. The same VR compilation shows the marriage of Daniel Whitney and Abigail Stone (without further identification of either) on Dec 7 1780.


Pretty clearly, a Daniel Whitney of Gorham married an Abigail Stone, and pretty clearly a Daniel Whitney of Gorham and a lady named Abigail were the parents of the 10 children (Reuben through Happy) listed in the VR. But whether this Daniel is Daniel-6 (David-5, Nathan-4) or Daniel-5 (Abel-4) can't be told from these sources.


Two thoughts: 1 .Doesn't it seem somewhat more likely that Daniel-5 (Abel-4) who apparently was 26 years of age on the date of the marriage of Abigail Stone to some Daniel Whitney would have been the correct Daniel, in contrast to Daniel-6 (David-5,Nathan-4) who was just a month over 18 years of age on that date? 2. If, however, Daniel-6 (David-5,Nathan-4) was the David who married Abigail Stone and became father of the 10 children, isn't it likely that the consent of his parents to the marriage would have been required in view of his age, and if this is so then I wonder if someone would be able to look for that consent in the actual VR, rather than the compilation?

Incidentally, I fear I may have sent you, earlier today, an email message containing part of my initial thoughts on this subject. I had intended to delete that message, but it looks as if I goofed and sent it; if so, please ignore.


Original Message-----

From: ALLAGREEN@aol.com <ALLAGREEN@aol.com> To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com <WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com> Date: Wednesday, April 07, 1999 6:07 AM Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Daniel Whitney of Maine, m. Abigail Stone


>Dear WRG: > >I would like to beg some help from one or more members who are involved with >the Whitneys of Maine. Somehow I have the Abigail Stone mentioned above >married to two different Daniel Whitneys at the same time. > >The Whitny13 database last published has Abigail married on 7 Dec 1780 to the >Daniel Whitney, b. 26 Sep 1754 to Abel and Mary (Cane) Whitney. W13 shows no >place or source for this marriage. This is consistent with Robert Ward's >6-Generation descent, which shows Daniel-5 (Abel-4, Nathaniel-3, Benjamin-2, >John-1) married to Abigail on the date cited, but goes no further in listing >descent. Pierce is even less help, showing Daniel's birth in 1754 but >nothing beyond that. > >The version that I have been maintaining for nearly two years, that began its >life as Whitny12, but to which I have added literally thousands of names by >systematically going through the VR's and following families down several >more generations, shows that same Daniel with identical other elements, but >provides Gorham, Cumberland Co., ME as a place and the Gorham VR's as a >source. > >Somehow, however, I have stupidly managed to marry Abigail off to another >Daniel Whitney, this one born 18 Nov 1762 in Gorham to David and Rebecca >(Edgecomb) Whitney. The children almost match, this one showing ten >children from (1) Reuben (1781) to (10) Happy (1802), all born in Gorham, ME, >and all in the Gorham VR's. The other family, with the first Daniel above, >matches that shown in W13, with an eleventh child, Louisa, b1806, who is NOT >in those extracted Whitney VR's. > >Thus, it would seem that I "found" a Daniel that was born in Gorham at a time >appropriate to participating in this marriage (i.e., 1862) and then "assumed" >(and I do know what "assume" means when broken down into its constituent >parts!) that I had the right Daniel. > >So, I guess what I am ultimately asking for is, would the WRG member who >first found this family and sent it in to Jon Aston for inclusion in the >collective database please contact me and clear up my confusion? > >Thanks, > >Allan E. Green >



Sender: jwmuse@csi.com From: "Jeanne Muse" <jwmuse@csi.com> Date: Sun, 11 Apr 1999 19:16:43 -0400 Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Trypheny Whitney and Abel Witherell To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Hello all!

Tom Wetherell <leggiero@spnt.com> wrote me the other day and offered me background information on Abel Witherell who married Trypheny Whitney.

Anyone needing more than below contact Tom.

Tryphena was the daughter of Jonathan and Rebekah (Dunton) Whitney.  She is

Tryphena-5 (Jonathan-4, Josiah-3, Jonathan-2, John-1) Her marriage to Abel Witherel on 1 Nov 1770 was recorded in Wrentham VRs. They had 6 children, all born in Wrentham, Mass.

Tom states that Abel Witherell/Wetherell was born on Apr 23, 1747.

-) Jeanne W. Muse

Genealogy - Games - Scuba-Diving http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/jwmuse jwmuse@csi.com



From: "Sally Towns" <sntowns@gwi.net>

Subject: Fw: [WHITNEY-L] Daniel Whitney of Maine, m. Abigail Stone Date: Sun, 11 Apr 1999 21:07:28 -0400 To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com



Original Message -----

From: Sally Towns <sntowns@gwi.net> To: John J. Whitney <speaksoft@email.msn.com> Sent: Sunday, April 11, 1999 9:05 PM Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Daniel Whitney of Maine, m. Abigail Stone


> John and Allan > > Maybe this will help with your information - I have all the pages from > McLellan's History of Gorham - Page 834 below > (3) Daniel Whitney, son of Abel, lived in the north part of the town, where > Edward Files now > lives. He married Abigail, daughter of Archelaus Stone of Cape Elizabeth, > sister to his brother Zebulon's wife. Chilrden: > Reuben, b. July 20, 1781, d. young > Betsy, b. Nov. 10, 1783, d. unm. Jan. 23, 1853 > Nabby, b. May 16, 1785, d. unm. > Peter, b. Aug. 14, 1788, m. Eunice Whitney; June 13, 1816. > Olive, b. Jan. 8, 1791, m. Josiah Murch; l'd in Unity. > Mary, b. Dec. 31, 1792, m. Dea. Enoch Moody (2nd. wife) , Feb. 7, 1830 > Luther, b. May 6, 1795, moved to Thorndike. > Damaris, b. July 31, 1797, m. Dea. Enoch Moody (1st. wife). (see above) > Miriam, b. Nov. 14, 1799, m. George Hunt. > Happy, b. Nov. 16,1802, m. James Kelly of Unity. > Louisa, b. 1806, d. unm. Sept. 3, 1834 > > Daniel Whitney died Dec. 13, 1834, aged 80, and his wife, June 1, 1841, aged > 79. > > You are correct that McLellan does not have any further information of > Daniel-6, son of David-5 and Rebecca. One can only assume either he died > or moved away prior to any marriage. Perhaps I shall run across him in some > of my other Town History's. > > Looking back up to the first Daniel's children - Peter, you will note that > he married a Eunice Whitney. McLellan states that he married his cousin > Eunice, daughter of his Uncle > Zebulon Whitney (page 836) > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: John J. Whitney <speaksoft@email.msn.com> > To: <WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com> > Sent: Sunday, April 11, 1999 6:09 PM > Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Daniel Whitney of Maine, m. Abigail Stone > > > > Allen - > > > > McLellan's History of Gorham, ME (1903) , at pp. 828-9, states that Abel-4 > > (Nathaniel-3, Benjamin-2, John-1) lived in York, Gorham, and Standish, ME, > > and that his wife Mary Cane was daughter of Micah Cane of York. Also at p. > > 829 he lists the 14 children of this Abel-4, including Daniel-5, b. in > York > > Sep 26, 1754 and m. to Abigail Stone on Dec 7, 1780. > > > > > > At p. 830 McLellan states that David-5 (Nathan-4, Nathaniel-3, Benjamin-2, > > John-1), who lived in Gorham, and Rebecca Edgecomb of Falmouth who > became > > his third wife on Nov 26 1761, had 4 children including Daniel-6, b. Nov > 18 > > 1762. > > > > > > McLellan has no further information concerning the subsequent history of > > either Daniel-5 (from Abel-4) or Daniel-6 (from David-5,Nathan-4). (I make > > this statement based on review of the pages of McLellan that I have > > photocopies of. On my next visit to the Historical Society Library I will > > look through McLellan again to be sure I haven't overlooked something.) > > > > > > The VR of Gorham, as compiled in Publishments, Marriages, Births and > Deaths > > from the Earlier Records of Gorham, Maine (King, 1897), does not list > births > > of children of Abel-4 and Mary Cane. It does list the children of David-5 > > and Rebecca including Daniel-6 b. Nov 18 1762 and lists 10 children > (Reuben > > to Happy) born of "Whitney, Daniel and Abigail", without further > > identification of either David or Abigail. The same VR compilation shows > the > > marriage of Daniel Whitney and Abigail Stone (without further > > identification of either) on Dec 7 1780. > > > > > > Pretty clearly, a Daniel Whitney of Gorham married an Abigail Stone, and > > pretty clearly a Daniel Whitney of Gorham and a lady named Abigail were > the > > parents of the 10 children (Reuben through Happy) listed in the VR. But > > whether this Daniel is Daniel-6 (David-5, Nathan-4) or Daniel-5 (Abel-4) > > can't be told from these sources. > > > > > > Two thoughts: > > 1 .Doesn't it seem somewhat more likely that Daniel-5 (Abel-4) who > > apparently was 26 years > > of age on the date of the marriage of Abigail Stone to some Daniel > Whitney > > would have been the correct Daniel, in contrast to Daniel-6 > > (David-5,Nathan-4) who was just a month over 18 years of age on that date? > > 2. If, however, Daniel-6 (David-5,Nathan-4) was the David who married > > Abigail Stone and became father of the 10 children, isn't it likely that > the > > consent of his parents to the marriage would have been required in view of > > his age, and if this is so then I wonder if someone would be able to look > > for that consent in the actual VR, rather than the compilation? > > > > Incidentally, I fear I may have sent you, earlier today, an email message > > containing part of my initial thoughts on this subject. I had intended to > > delete that message, but it looks as if I goofed and sent it; if so, > please > > ignore. > > -----Original Message----- > > From: ALLAGREEN@aol.com <ALLAGREEN@aol.com> > > To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com <WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com> > > Date: Wednesday, April 07, 1999 6:07 AM > > Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Daniel Whitney of Maine, m. Abigail Stone > > > > > > >Dear WRG: > > > > > >I would like to beg some help from one or more members who are involved > > with > > >the Whitneys of Maine. Somehow I have the Abigail Stone mentioned above > > >married to two different Daniel Whitneys at the same time. > > > > > >The Whitny13 database last published has Abigail married on 7 Dec 1780 to > > the > > >Daniel Whitney, b. 26 Sep 1754 to Abel and Mary (Cane) Whitney. W13 > shows > > no > > >place or source for this marriage. This is consistent with Robert Ward's > > >6-Generation descent, which shows Daniel-5 (Abel-4, Nathaniel-3, > > Benjamin-2, > > >John-1) married to Abigail on the date cited, but goes no further in > > listing > > >descent. Pierce is even less help, showing Daniel's birth in 1754 but > > >nothing beyond that. > > > > > >The version that I have been maintaining for nearly two years, that began > > its > > >life as Whitny12, but to which I have added literally thousands of names > by > > >systematically going through the VR's and following families down several > > >more generations, shows that same Daniel with identical other elements, > but > > >provides Gorham, Cumberland Co., ME as a place and the Gorham VR's as a > > >source. > > > > > >Somehow, however, I have stupidly managed to marry Abigail off to another > > >Daniel Whitney, this one born 18 Nov 1762 in Gorham to David and Rebecca > > >(Edgecomb) Whitney. The children almost match, this one showing ten > > >children from (1) Reuben (1781) to (10) Happy (1802), all born in Gorham, > > ME, > > >and all in the Gorham VR's. The other family, with the first Daniel > above, > > >matches that shown in W13, with an eleventh child, Louisa, b1806, who is > > NOT > > >in those extracted Whitney VR's. > > > > > >Thus, it would seem that I "found" a Daniel that was born in Gorham at a > > time > > >appropriate to participating in this marriage (i.e., 1862) and then > > "assumed" > > >(and I do know what "assume" means when broken down into its constituent > > >parts!) that I had the right Daniel. > > > > > >So, I guess what I am ultimately asking for is, would the WRG member who > > >first found this family and sent it in to Jon Aston for inclusion in the > > >collective database please contact me and clear up my confusion? > > > > > >Thanks, > > > > > >Allan E. Green > > > > > > > > > > > > > > > >

Date: Sun, 11 Apr 1999 21:00:37 -0600 From: Tim Doyle <tdoyle@doit.com> Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Pierce Project To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

I have now returned from my vacation in Cancun, Mexico refreshed and revitalized. I have downloaded, filtered, and started responding to the many emails that awaited me (all 1,086 of them). With all of the Pierce Project sets now submitted, we are 100% adopted and will be 69% complete when I finish editing the 14 sets that await my attention. I hope to complete these over the next few days.

For those of you who are interested, Cancun was fantastic. I enjoyed Turquoise blue waters, sparkling white sand beaches, and all the food and drinks I wanted (my trip was all-inclusive). I visited the Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza where I saw the famous Pok-ta-pok ball court, saw the Cenote (sacred well used for human sacrifices), climbed to the top of the 98 foot tall Castillo, and climbed the very hot and humid inner stairway of the Castillo which leads to an alter on an even more ancient temple discovered inside. I also visited the walled city of Tulum which sits on the Carribean coast. All in all a great trip!

Tim



Tim Doyle http://www.doit.com/tdoyle/ tdoyle@doit.com ftp://ftp.doit.com/pub/tdoyle/

Date: Sun, 11 Apr 1999 23:03:36 -0400 From: "Robert L. Ward" at <img src="/robertward.gif"> Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Fw: Q & A Time To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

At 10:19 PM 4/9/99 -0400, you wrote: > >-----Original Message----- >From: Sally Towns <sntowns@gwi.net>

>To: Whitney-L@rootsweb.com <Whitney-L@rootsweb.com> >Date: Friday, April 09, 1999 10:16 PM >Subject: Q & A Time > > >Hi > >Could someone please tell me why, on the Whitney Database on Rootsweb, our >information only goes as far as the 6 generation?? I have been looking at >Benjamin (2) and Thomas(2) lines and both stop at 6 generation. I know we >need to protect the living members, but I find it had to beleive that >someone born in 1820 would still be alive. Am I doing something wrong ?? >Should I be looking somewhere else?? > >Sally Whitney Towns

Sally,

The data there is just what has been contributed by various amateur genealogists. It has not been systematically gathered, and does not purport to be complete. If you contributed your data, there would be many lines of descent from John-1 WHITNEY which it does not carry to the seventh generation, too!

If you post your queries to the WHITNEY-L mailing list, we'll try to help!

Regards,

Robert

Robert L. Ward <img src="/robertward.gif"> <http://www.erols.com/rlward1/> 12236 Shadetree Lane, Laurel, MD 20708-2832 301-776-1659

Date: Sun, 11 Apr 1999 22:54:50 -0500 From: Marika Kolb <marika@centuryinter.net> Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Patricia Whitney Matthews To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Looking for Patricia. Would like to correspond about William Whitney and Betsey Farnsworth.

Marika

Date: Sun, 11 Apr 1999 23:33:02 -0500 From: Marika Kolb <marika@centuryinter.net> Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Descendants of Artemus Whitney To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

I have two Whitney lines. This one I can't seem to finish or find. Can anyone help?

Many thanks, Marika


Descendants of Artemus Whitney


Generation No. 1

1.  Artemus1 Whitney was born in Shirly, Mass..  He married Rebeccah

Smith, daughter of Ezra Smith and Mrs. Bolton. She was born January 21, 1786 in Shirly, Mass..

Children of Artemus Whitney and Rebeccah Smith are:

2 i. Sally2 Whitney, died July 11, 1827.

+ 3 ii. Albert Whitney, born September 04, 1813 in Shirly, Mass.; died February 26, 1864.

4 iii. Prescott Whitney, born April 29, 1816 in Shirly, Mass.; died

July 10, 1827. + 5 iv. Varnum Whitney, born May 26, 1818 in Shirly, Mass.; died October 06, 1850.


Generation No. 2

3.  Albert2 Whitney (Artemus1) was born September 04, 1813 in Shirly,

Mass., and died February 26, 1864. He married Lucy Conant April 19, 1836.

Children of Albert Whitney and Lucy Conant are:

6 i. Charles Albert3 Whitney, born September 15, 1838; died June 05,

1841.

7 ii. James Tyler Whitney, born February 09, 1842.
5.  Varnum2 Whitney (Artemus1) was born May 26, 1818 in Shirly, Mass.,

and died October 06, 1850. He married Abigail C. Parker December 07, 1844 in Lowell , Middlesex, Massachusetts. She was born 1812 in Lunenburg, Mass., and died 1894.

Children of Varnum Whitney and Abigail Parker are:

8 i. Albert J.3 Whitney, died in within a year.
9 ii. Henry Hays Whitney, born July 27, 1845 in Lunenburg, Mass.; died

August 22, 1863 in Memphis.

10 iii. Thomas P. Whitney, born May 24, 1848.

+ 11 iv. Abigail Frances Whitney, born October 06, 1850; died 1936.


Generation No. 3

11.  Abigail Frances3 Whitney (Varnum2, Artemus1) was born October 06,

1850, and died 1936. She married John Fairfield Howard August 18, 1866. He was born 1843, and died 1910.

Children of Abigail Whitney and John Howard are:

12 i. Lulu Eva4 Howard, born April 17, 1867 in Lunenburg,

Massachusetts; died December 06, 1916 in Lunenburg, Massachusetts. She married (1) Walter Hadley McIntire October 21, 1884 in Lunenburg; born September 23, 1862 in Lunenburg, Massachusetts; died November 10, 1936 in Warren, Massachusetts. She married (2) Elmer Orlando Folwler April 17, 1913 in Henniker, NH; died February 11, 1932 in Concord, NH.

13 ii. Minnie S. Howard, born January 23, 1870.




Date: Mon, 12 Apr 1999 08:14:47 -0400 (EDT) From: Barry Whitney <barryw@therock.mcg.edu> Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Ancestry Daily News, 12 April 1999 (fwd) To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com


This may be helpful to some of you................


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Date: Mon, 12 Apr 1999 10:41:16 -0700 From: moosie <moosie@flash.net>

Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Pierce's Book To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

I've just been told that my ancestors are mentioned in F. C. Pierce's Whitney book on page 291 and wondered if anyone has the book handy to look at? Looking for Emilie Charlotte WHITNEY marrying V.T. CROSBY and residing in St. Louis, MO 4.......

Greatly appreciate any assistance.

Thanks,

Jerry Forman

Date: Mon, 12 Apr 1999 18:42:54 -0400 From: "Robert L. Ward" at <img src="/robertward.gif"> Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Pierce's Book To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

At 10:41 AM 4/12/99 -0700, moosie wrote: >I've just been told that my ancestors are mentioned in F. C. Pierce's >Whitney book on page 291 and wondered if anyone has the book handy to >look at? Looking for Emilie Charlotte WHITNEY marrying V.T. CROSBY and >residing in St. Louis, MO 4....... > >Greatly appreciate any assistance. > >Thanks, > >Jerry Forman

p. 291:

  2109. JONAS WHITNEY (Benjamin, Jonas, David, Benjamin, John, John), b.

Marlboro, N.H., July 4, 1805; m. Dec., 1835, Charlotte Farman, of Ithaca, N.Y. He was graduated at Dartmouth college in 1833, after which he spent some time in vari- ous places in New York state, then settled in Missouri. He d. Mar. 21, 1869; res. Hematite, Mo.

   4386. i. Emilie Charlotte, b. -----; m. V. T. Crosbuy; res. St. Louis,
               Mo.
   4387. ii. Charles Benj., b. -----.
   4388. iii. Mary Ellen, b. -----; m. S. W. Clark; res. Festus, Mo.
   4389. iv. Ida Isabel, b. -----.
   4390. v. Hattie, b. -----; unm.; res. 2813 Arsenal St., St. Louis, Mo.,
              with her mother.

[p.292]

   4391. vi. Mary, b. -----; d. -----.
   4392. vii. Wm. Jonas, b. -----; d. -----.
   4393. viii. Wm. Henry Bell, b. -----; d. -----.
   4394. ix. Franklin, b. -----; d. -----.


Regards,

Robert

Robert L. Ward <img src="/robertward.gif"> <http://www.erols.com/rlward1/> 12236 Shadetree Lane, Laurel, MD 20708-2832 301-776-1659

Date: Mon, 12 Apr 1999 19:03:15 -0400 From: "Robert L. Ward" at <img src="/robertward.gif"> Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Descendants of Artemus Whitney To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

At 11:33 PM 4/11/99 -0500, Marika Kolb wrote: >I have two Whitney lines. This one I can't seem to finish or find. Can >anyone help? > >Many thanks, >Marika > > >Descendants of Artemus Whitney > > >Generation No. 1 > > 1. Artemus1 Whitney was born in Shirly, Mass.. He married Rebeccah >Smith, daughter of Ezra Smith and Mrs. Bolton. She was born January 21, >1786 in Shirly, Mass.. > >Children of Artemus Whitney and Rebeccah Smith are: > 2 i. Sally2 Whitney, died July 11, 1827. >+ 3 ii. Albert Whitney, born September 04, 1813 in Shirly, Mass.; died >February 26, 1864. > 4 iii. Prescott Whitney, born April 29, 1816 in Shirly, Mass.; died >July 10, 1827. >+ 5 iv. Varnum Whitney, born May 26, 1818 in Shirly, Mass.; died October >06, 1850. > > >Generation No. 2 > > 3. Albert2 Whitney (Artemus1) was born September 04, 1813 in Shirly, >Mass., and died February 26, 1864. He married Lucy Conant April 19, >1836. > >Children of Albert Whitney and Lucy Conant are: > 6 i. Charles Albert3 Whitney, born September 15, 1838; died June 05, >1841. > 7 ii. James Tyler Whitney, born February 09, 1842. > > 5. Varnum2 Whitney (Artemus1) was born May 26, 1818 in Shirly, Mass., >and died October 06, 1850. He married Abigail C. Parker December 07, >1844 in Lowell , Middlesex, Massachusetts. She was born 1812 in >Lunenburg, Mass., and died 1894. > >Children of Varnum Whitney and Abigail Parker are: > 8 i. Albert J.3 Whitney, died in within a year. > 9 ii. Henry Hays Whitney, born July 27, 1845 in Lunenburg, Mass.; died >August 22, 1863 in Memphis. > 10 iii. Thomas P. Whitney, born May 24, 1848. >+ 11 iv. Abigail Frances Whitney, born October 06, 1850; died 1936. > > >Generation No. 3 > > 11. Abigail Frances3 Whitney (Varnum2, Artemus1) was born October 06, >1850, and died 1936. She married John Fairfield Howard August 18, >1866. He was born 1843, and died 1910. > >Children of Abigail Whitney and John Howard are: > 12 i. Lulu Eva4 Howard, born April 17, 1867 in Lunenburg, >Massachusetts; died December 06, 1916 in Lunenburg, Massachusetts. She >married (1) Walter Hadley McIntire October 21, 1884 in Lunenburg; born >September 23, 1862 in Lunenburg, Massachusetts; died November 10, 1936 >in Warren, Massachusetts. She married (2) Elmer Orlando Folwler April >17, 1913 in Henniker, NH; died February 11, 1932 in Concord, NH. > 13 ii. Minnie S. Howard, born January 23, 1870.

This was Artemas-6 WHITNEY, son of John-5 and Sarah (ATHERTON) WHITNEY [Abraham-4, Isaiah-3, Thomas-2, John-1], b. 25 May 1786, Bolton, MA. His marriage is listed in Bolton VRs:

 WHITNEY, Artemas and Rebecca Smith of Shirley, m. intentions Dec. 24, 1815.

It is also listed in Shirley VRs:

 WHITNEY, Artemas of Bolton and Rebecah Smith, Apr. 4, 1816.

This definitely connects him with Bolton and the above birth record.

See the following web pages: 1. Bolton VRs:

 <http://www.erols.com/rlward1/whitney/mass/bolton.html>

2. Shirley VRs:

 <http://www.erols.com/rlward1/whitney/mass/shirley.html>

3. His ancestry:

 <http://www.erols.com/rlward1/whitney/john/john39.html#i496>

By the way, this gives you another line, through Abraham-4 WHITNEY's wife Sarah-5 WHITNEY [John-4, Thomas-3, Thomas-2, John-1].

Regards,

Robert

Robert L. Ward

<img src="/robertward.gif"> <http://www.erols.com/rlward1/> 12236 Shadetree Lane, Laurel, MD 20708-2832 301-776-1659

Sender: jwmuse@csi.com From: "Jeanne Muse" <jwmuse@csi.com> Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 07:35:49 -0400 Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Fw: Sarah Whitney of Harvard, MA married Loammi Burgess 18 Nov 1791 in Acton,MA To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Hope this helps someone! Jeanne


Original Message-----

From: Dwight Burgess <dsburge@ibm.net> To: jwmuse@csi.com <jwmuse@csi.com> Date: Sunday, April 11, 1999 10:34 AM Subject: Sarah Whitney of Harvard, MA married Loammi Burgess 18 Nov 1791 in Acton,MA


>I think I have a match for Sarah Whitney, b 11 April 1775 the d. of General >Josiah Whitney who married Sarah Dwelly on 3 Feb 1774 in Harvard, MA. > > My gggg grandfather Loammi Burgess b. 1 Mar 1770, son of Ebenezer Burgess, >b 1715 and lived in Harvard, MA, married Sarah Whitney of Harvard, MA on 18 >Nov 1791 in either Acton or Boxborough, MA. Their children were Benjamin >Franklin Burgess (my line), Mary Burgess, Emery Burgess, Susanna Burgess, >Marenda Burgess, Rachel Burgess, Loammi Burgess, sarah Burgess, Dwelly >Whitney Burgess, Adline Burgess, Charles Wesley Burgess, Baldwin Bradford >Burgess. (I know, they seem to have been prolific!). Because of the Dwelly >link above, I think the two Sarah Whitney's are one and the same. If so, I >am pleased to link my family to John Whitney, et al. > > Son Benjamin Franklin Burgess, b. 23 Jan 1810, Harvard,MA was the father >of Emory Burgess, b. 2 Mar 1847, Abington, Plymouth,MA, father of Albert >Franklin Burgess, b. 2 Oct 1873 in Rockland, Plymouth, MA, to my father >Emory Dwight Burgess, b. 26 Jun 1907, Melrose Heights, MA to Me, Dwight >Spaulding Burgss, b. 5 Sept 1935, Mt. Holly, NJ. I have more details if you >are interested. > > I have been trying for some time now to find out about the origins of >Ebenezer Burgess, but to no avail. At the tender age of 60 he participated >in the Alert at Lexington at the start of the Revolutionary War. He was a >freeholder and a fairly respected citizen of Harvard, MA. He lived to 92. > >

Message #2 I would be pleased to have you pass on my Whitney connection to others. BTW, I have just found the newly opened LDS Ancestral File web site at www.familysearch.org and it is a gold mine. I have taken Ebenezer Burgess back to his father, William Burgess, b.1683 in Charlestown, MA and on the wife side of Ebenezer and William, have gone back to England and Scotland to the mid 1500's. Check it out if you haven't done so. I gather the web site is a work in progress so it is sometimes hard to get in. Persist. Thank you for responding. db



From: Don.Whitney@phs.com Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 10:24:52 -0700 Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Aaron & Mary Whitney To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Hello,

I'm searching for a confirmation on any record of

Aaron Whitney b. 1774 (son of Aaron Whitney b. July 1734 & Margaret Cornit (Cornish)?) m. Mary Crockett b. abt 1781

    ch. Franklin?


Thanks!

Don

From: MsSnowbal@aol.com Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 14:06:30 EDT Subject: [WHITNEY-L] WHITNEY To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Hi it has been awhile since I posted for Mantle Whitney b in 1863 in NY. He married Mary Fuller from Pa, and they had five sons. The boy were b in NY and Pa. Mary

From: Muckabout@aol.com Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 15:04:10 EDT Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Some Whitneys of Boston, Castine, New Orleans and Glassboro To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Hello! I have been trying to confirm that Samuel Whitney of my line had a seventeenth child named Henry. The line is as follows: Henry-6, Samuel-5, Benjamin-4, Thomas-3, Thomas-2, John-1 Sources I have seen concerning Samuel's children have listed the number anywhere from two to 16 children. I have a copy of a thesis, however, that lists seventeen children but I haven't been able to confirm #'s 15, 16, and 17's births in the vital records. I found info on Henry on the LDS site which helps me confirm that there were 17 but again the info listed is incomplete because Henry is listed as the second of only two children! At any rate, Henry is listed and had 11 children. You might note that three of Samuel's sons (Samuel Austin, Ebenezer, and Henry) have close connections with the Perkins' of New Orleans. Samuel and Henry married sisters Ruth and Lucy, daughters of John PERKINS and Phoebe, and Ebenezer's son Thomas married Josephine Allen Whitney, Samuel's granddaughter.) The summary of the info I have, beginning with Samuel-5, is as follows: [Samuel-5, Benjamin-4, Thomas-3, Thomas-2, John-1] Samuel Whitney b. 1734 m. Abigail CUTLER in Concord, MA had issue:

    1.   Samuel WHITNEY b. 7/15/1759 Westminster, MA d. 1783 at sea
    2.   David WHITNEY b. 8/14/1761 Boston, MA d. 9/17/1838
    3.   Benjamin WHITNEY b. 4/11/1763 Boston, MA d. 1784
    4.   Anna WHITNEY b. 7/30/1764 Boston, MA d. 1788
    5.   George WHITNEY b. 9/22/1765 Boston, MA d. 1805 Baltimore
    6.   James WHITNEY b. 12/1/1766 Boston, MA d. 1796 Jamaica, W.I.
    7.   Abigail Whitney b. 4/22/1768 Concord, MA d. 6/4/1808 Castine,

ME

    8.   Samuel Austin Whitney 9/27/1769 Concord, MA d. 1846

Lincolnville, ME

         m. Ruth PERKINS, sister of Lucy PERKINS, wife of  Samuel's

brother #17 Henry Whitney, had son John Perkins Whitney who had daughter Josephine Allen Whitney, who married Thomas Whitney,

  1. 16 Ebenezer's son
    9.   Lydia Whitney b. 1769 d. 1771
    10.  Joseph Whitney b. 9/27/1771 Concord, MA d. 6/24/1812 m. Sally

Collins

    11.  William Whitney b. 11/13/1772 Concord, MA d. 1809 Charleston,

SC

    12.  John Whitney b. 12/19/1773 Concord, MA d. 1803 Jamaica, W.I.
    13.  Cyrus Whitney b. 12/24/1774 Concord, MA d. 1821
    14.  Sarah Whitney b. 2/2/1776 Concord, MA d. 11/1857

Lincolnville, ME

    15.  Mary (Polly) Whitney b. 9/14/1777 Boston, MA d. in infancy
    16.  Ebenezer Whitney b. 3/17/1780 Boston, MA d. 2/3/1823

Philadelphia, PA

         m. Bathsheba HESTON - Had issue:
              (THESE ARE THE GLASS FACTORY WHITNEYS OF GLASSBORO)
              1.   Thomas Whitney b. 1/4/1813 Castine, ME d.

5/5/1882

                   m. Josephine Perkins Whitney of New Orleans,

daughter of his cousin John Perkins Whitney of New Orleans, son of Samuel Austin

                   Whitney #8)
              2.   Eben Whitney
              3.   Samuel Whitney
    17.  Henry Whitney b. 1/29/1783 Boston, MA d. 4/27/1837 Havre,

France

         m. Lucy PERKINS of New Orleans 3/27/1808 (Lucy is sister to

Ruth Perkins who married Henry's brother Samuel Austin Whitney #8)

         b. 2/16/1785 d. 7/8/1866 Hancock, ME
         Had issue:
         1.   Henry Whitney b. 2/15/1810 Castine, ME d. 1868
         2.   William Whitney b. 11/16/1811 Castine, ME d. 1814
         3.   Nancy Whitney b. 7/15/1808 Castine, ME d. 1852
         4.   Lucy Perkins Whitney b. 8/15/1813 Castine, ME d. m.

Moses GAY

         5.   William Cutler Whitney b. 7/20/1815 Castine, ME d.

9/30/1816

         6.   Charles Whitney b. 10/29/1817 Castine, ME d. 1831
         7.   Samuel Austin Whitney b. 1/20/1820 (twin) Castine, ME

d. 10/28/1850 New Orleans, LA m. Ann E. AULD 1845

         8.   John Perkins Whitney b. 1/20/1820 (twin) Castine, ME
         9.   Frances A. Whitney b. 4/3/1823 Castine, ME d. 1896
              m.  5/1/1859 Leonard Jarvis WHITING
         10.  Sarah Whitney b. 6/15/1825 Castine, ME d. 4/2/1842
         11.  Phoebe Perkins Whitney b. 5/11/1829 Castine, ME d.

1918

              m. Charles Jarvis WHITTING

I hope this information may help someone make a connection - there are so many Whitneys it makes my head swim!!!! :-D Kathy Whitney Conlin


From: WhitneyMR@aol.com Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 15:46:24 EDT Subject: [WHITNEY-L] LA Whitneys To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Hi Guys,

Was going through TN Civil War applications and found this:

The name Whitney, Dan C. appears on a Tennessee Confederate Application

Applicant Information Name: Whitney, Dan C. County of residence at the time of application: Hamblen, TN Applied as a Soldier Application numbers associated with this individual: S10625

Military Information State Served: TN

Additional Notes: 1st (White's) Special Battalion, Louisiana Infantry

A photocopy of this pension application may be obtained from the Tennessee State Library and Archives. Please request only one application at a time. With each written request, please send $5 and a self-addressed stamped envelope.

The Tennessee State Library and Archives Research Services 403 Seventh Avenue, North Nashville, Tennessee 37243-0312

Phone: 615-741-2764

So if any of you LA Whitneys are missing a Dan Whitney you might check in TN.

Michael Whitney

From: ALLAGREEN@aol.com Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 21:20:29 EDT Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Aaron & Mary Whitney To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Don:

All I can give you is negative. Aaron and Margaret had five other children, the first born in Roxbury, the second and third born in Uxbridge, and the fourth and fifth born in Upton, the last one listed in 1772. In Robert Ward's index to the MA VR's, there is no Aaron born in 1774. That is not to say that such a person did not exist - merely that the record is not among the ones available on our WRG site. The same index shows a number of Aarons born between 1769 and 1780; one in Templeton, one in Townsend, one in Sherborn, one in Harvard, one in Northborough, and one in Watertown, None of these, however, has an Aaron for a father.

Perhaps, since Aaron and Margaret moved around a fair bit (children born in at least 3 different towns), they might be found in NH or VT???

Have you checked the search function on Tim Doyle's Pierce transcription site?

Sorry I can't be of more help.

Allan

Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 22:33:35 -0400 From: "Robert L. Ward" at <img src="/robertward.gif"> Subject: [WHITNEY-L] "Whitney Whistler" Newsletter To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Dear WRG,

Through the generosity of Margaret Cass, I am now in possession of a dozen copies of a WHITNEY family newsletter entitled "Whitney Whistler." It was published by a certain Shields Publishing Co., P.O. Box 43, Palos Verde Estates, CA 90274. The issues I have are dated 1984 through 1987. It contains a good deal of data on various WHITNEY families in the U.S., and queries. Some of the names associated with the queries are familiar ones from the WRG.

Does anyone in the WRG know anything about other issues of this publication, or the identity of the editor/publisher? I tried the white pages and yellow pages online to locate this company, or anyone named SHIELDS in Palos Verde Estates, but came up empty. Shall I spend a 33-cent stamp sending a letter to this 12-year-old address? I would like to get permission to post copies of these newsletters online.

Regards,

Robert

Robert L. Ward <img src="/robertward.gif"> <http://www.erols.com/rlward1/> 12236 Shadetree Lane, Laurel, MD 20708-2832 301-776-1659

Sender: jwmuse@csi.com From: "Jeanne Muse" <jwmuse@csi.com>

Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] "Whitney Whistler" Newsletter Date: Wed, 14 Apr 1999 08:28:10 -0400 To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Dear Robert: A few years ago, I received the address for the "Whitney Family Association" from the friendly folks at the Berkshire Family History Association in Pittsfield, Mass.

I wrote a letter of inquiry dated May 18, 1994 (I have my copy) to Mary Ann Shields, Publisher, Shields Publishing Co., P.O. Box 43, Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274. -- IT WAS RETURNED as "Attempted -- Not Known".

I am thrilled you got your hands on the issues. They may tell us more about this "association" (reunions, etc.??) in addition to queries and related lines. I wonder -- was Mary Ann Shields related to the Whitney family?

-) Jeanne W. Muse

Genealogy - Games - Scuba-Diving http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/jwmuse jwmuse@csi.com




Original Message-----

From: Robert L. Ward <<img src="/robertward.gif">> To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com <WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com> Date: Tuesday, April 13, 1999 10:35 PM Subject: [WHITNEY-L] "Whitney Whistler" Newsletter


>Dear WRG, > >Through the generosity of Margaret Cass, I am now in possession of a >dozen copies of a WHITNEY family newsletter entitled "Whitney >Whistler." It was published by a certain Shields Publishing Co., P.O. >Box 43, Palos Verde Estates, CA 90274. The issues I have are dated >1984 through 1987. It contains a good deal of data on various WHITNEY >families in the U.S., and queries. Some of the names associated with >the queries are familiar ones from the WRG. > >Does anyone in the WRG know anything about other issues of this >publication, or the identity of the editor/publisher? I tried the >white pages and yellow pages online to locate this company, or anyone >named SHIELDS in Palos Verde Estates, but came up empty. Shall I >spend a 33-cent stamp sending a letter to this 12-year-old address? I >would like to get permission to post copies of these newsletters >online. > >Regards, > >Robert > >Robert L. Ward ><img src="/robertward.gif"> ><http://www.erols.com/rlward1/> >12236 Shadetree Lane, Laurel, MD 20708-2832 >301-776-1659 > >



Sender: jwmuse@csi.com From: "Jeanne Muse" <jwmuse@csi.com> Date: Wed, 14 Apr 1999 17:12:03 -0400 Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Re: Whitney family To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Dear Pam: I have forwarded a copy of your inquiry and this reply to our "Whitney Research Group".


Original Message-----

From: PSulzer@aol.com <PSulzer@aol.com> To: jwmuse@csi.com <jwmuse@csi.com> Date: Wednesday, April 14, 1999 3:38 PM Subject: Whitney family

>Hi, > My ancestor DAVID HUNT (b.1782) married CLARISSA BETSEY WHITNEY (daughter >of HENRY WHITNEY) in 1806. They lived in the North Salem, NY/Ridgefield, CT >area. > I was wondering if this family is in your data base. I would be very >interested to hear anything you might have on the immediate family of David >and Clarissa. I am also interested in the ancestors of David Hunt. >Thanks, >Pam Sulzer

Pam:

Clarissa Betsey Whitney is a descendant of Henry Whitney of Long Island and Connecticut. Her line goes:

Henry -1 Whitney and Elizabeth Smith John -2 Whitney and Elizabeth Olmstead Richard -3 Whitney and Esther Clark Henry-4 Whitney and Ruth Schribner Clarissa Betsey Whitney-5 and David Hunt

According to our current information (which I believe was taken from the book by S. Whitney Phoenix), Clarissa Betsey Whitney was born 10 May 1789 in Ridgefield, Connecticut. She married on 16 Mar 1806 in Ridgefield, Conn. David Hunt (b. 16 Nov 1782 in N. Salem, NY and d. 7 Oct 1862, Ridgefield, Conn.).

No children are listed in our database for David and Clarissa (Whitney) Hunt, but would be pleased to add them to our "Henry" database. You can send your Gedcom to Carolyn Tilton cat1730@gte.net who maintains the database.

-) Jeanne (Whitney) Muse

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Date: Wed, 14 Apr 1999 23:29:11 -0400 (EDT) From: Brad Martin <bmartin@bmicad.com> Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Esther Whitney m. Moses Woodburn abt 1819 To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Any connections anyone?

Regards- Brad Martin http://www.bmicad.com/gen.htm

Researching: MARTIN MCKELVEY MARULLI WOODBURN SCIURBA LEHRLING KING PICOSI GARAFALO HARRET(T) PINKERTON LEWIS SMITH SAWYERS REYNOLDS MOORE CARR CULVER WIGHTMAN STARK STORM PARISI HARRINGTON ELLIS BENJAMIN FLEMING FRAHER (O')DONOGHUE

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Descendants of Mr. ? Whitney

    1    Mr. ? Whitney  b: Bef. 1794        
         +Mrs. ? Whitney     b: Bef. 1794        
    2    Esther Whitney b: 1784-1806 in Stockbridge, MA, USA         d: Aft.

14-Dec-1839

         +Moses Woodburn     b: 10-Jul-1797 m: 1819 in ?, USA   d:

18-Feb-1843

    3    Esther Maria Woodburn    b: 04-Nov-1820 in Bradford County, PA,

USA d: 10-Feb-1897 in Riverside, IA, USA

    3    Theodore Woodburn   b: 18-May-1825 in ?, PA, USA       
              +Sarah Hodgskin               
    3    [1] William Edwin Woodburn    b: 19-Feb-1827      
              +Elizabeth Emily Wattles      m: 1852   d: 1876
         *2nd Wife of [1] William Edwin Woodburn:               
              +Amelia Chapin      m: 1880   
    3    James Lawrence Woodburn  b: 08-Mar-1830 in ?, PA, USA       d:

03-Jan-1910

              +Harriet Cole  b: Bef. 1845        d: Aft. 1868
    3    Emily V. Woodburn   b: 19-Sep-1833      d: Abt. 1840
    3    Wilson Laird Woodburn    b: 29-Mar-1835 in ?, PA, USA       d:

1897

              +Clara Stark             
    3    Clarence E. Woodburn     b: 15-Dec-1839      d: 21-Mar-1846
    3    M. Lyman Woodburn   b: Abt. 1823        d: 1845 in PA, USA

Date: Wed, 14 Apr 1999 22:32:00 -0600 From: Tim Doyle <tdoyle@doit.com>

Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Esther Whitney m. Moses Woodburn abt 1819 To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

At 11:29 PM 4/14/99 -0400, Brad Martin <bmartin@bmicad.com> wrote:

>1 Mr. ? Whitney b: Bef. 1794 > +Mrs. ? Whitney b: Bef. 1794 >2 Esther Whitney b: 1784-1806 in Stockbridge, MA, USA d: Aft. 14-Dec-1839 > +Moses Woodburn b: 10-Jul-1797 m: 1819 in ?, USA d: 18-Feb-1843

Since Esther is listed as having been born in Stockbridge, I checked our online archives and discovered that we do not have the Stockbridge vital records as they have not been published. I then looked at our census indices and found the following WHITNEY families located in Stockbridge:

1810:

WHITNEY, Elisha BERKSHIRE CO., MA STOCKBRIDGE 195 WHITNEY, Mamre BERKSHIRE CO., MA STOCKBRIDGE 195

1820:

WHITNEY, George Berkshire Co. Stockbridge 132 WHITNEY, Mamre Berkshire Co. Stockbridge 132

1830:

WHITNEY, William Berkshire Co. Stockbridge 378


"Mamre WHITNEY" is obviously from this family, and I suspect George and William are her two sons:

 980. SILAS WHITNEY (Timothy, Jonas, Moses, Richard, John), b. Petersham,

Apr. 29, 1762; m. at Stockbridge, Mass., Oct. 4, 1789, Mamre BRADLEY, b. 1765, d. Apr. 20, 1835.

 Silas WHITNEY was a farmer and followed agricultural pursuits all his

life. He was honest and much respected and beloved by his fellow citizens in Stockbridge. He d. Apr. 11, 1807; res. Stockbridge, Mass.

   2325. i.     ABIGAIL TARBOX PEPOON, b. -----; d. unm.
   2326. ii.    HARRIETT, b. Feb. 9, 1793; m. at Stock, Elisha CURTIS. he was
                 b. July 15, 1789; d. Aug. 28, 1840; was a merchant. Ch.:

William

                 Brown; res. New Rochelle, N.Y.; Silas Whitney, d. -----;
                 Catherine, d. Dec. 12, 1828, ae. 9; Mary Mamre, d. Apr.

22, 1885,

                 ae. 61; George Elnathan, d. -----; Robert Galpin, d. -----;
                 Henry Elisha.
   2327. iii.   GEORGE, b. Jan. 6, 1795; m. Parmela F. FENN.
   2328. iv.    WILLIAM, b. -----; m. Anna JONES.
   2329. v.     CORNELIA, b. -----; m. Luke ASHBURNER. He was b. in England.
                 They had one son, William, who m. Emeline FIELD, dau. of
                 Stephen, one of the FIELD families in Stockbridge. He d. in
                 California in 1891, s.p. The widow res. at 1014 Pine St.,

San

                 Francisco, Cal. William was appointed by the President of

the

                 U.S. in 1864 as a State Commissioner to manage lands.
   2330. vi.    MARY, b. -----; d. unm.
   2331. vii.   CHARLOTTE, b. -----; m. Hon. James FOWLER, of Westfield,
                 Mass.; his second wife. She d. s. p.


This family appears to have been fairly well researched and there are no girls named Esther. I then searched for the Elisha WHITNEY listed on the 1810 census and found the following:

Elisha Whitney

 Born: 8 Jan 1746/47 in Spencer, Massachusetts
 Died: 4 Jul 1832 in Wysox, Bradford, Pennsylvania
 Fact 1: in Wysox, Pennsylvania

Father: Joshua Whitney, b. 25 Mar 1714 in Watertown, Middlesex, Massachusetts Mother: Mehitable Wilson

Family 1 Esther Clark, b. 1763 in Spencer, Massachusetts

    Married: 20 Feb 1783 in Worcester, Spencer, Mass.
  1.Rebecca Whitney, b. 1783 in Spencer, Massachusetts
  2.Asa Clark Whitney, b. 5 May 1785 in Stockbridge, Massachusetts
  3.Elizabeth Whitney, b. 10 Dec 1786 in Stockbridge, Massachusetts
  4.Sally Whitney, b. 12 Oct 1788 in Stockbridge, Massachusetts
  5.Elliot Whitney, b. 18 May 1791 in Stockbridge, Berkshire, Massachusetts
  6.Alvin Whitney, b. 31 Dec 1793 in Stockbridge, Mass.
  7.Ebenezer Whitney, b. 15 Dec 1795 in Stockbridge, Mass.
  8.Elisha (2) Whitney, b. 25 Jul 1797 in Stockbridge, Mass.
  9.Esther Whitney, b. 23 Dec 1799 in Stockbridge, Mass.
 10.Alanson Whitney, b. 1 Jul 1801 in Stockbridge, Mass.


I think it is safe to conclude that Esther was the daughter of Elisha and Esther (CLARK) WHITNEY. Elisha was the son of Joshua (Nathaniel, Nathaniel, John, John).

Our database has a link for this Esther. It seems that a woman by the name of Karen Bree has more information on Esther Whitney in an off-line Database. She can be written to at longhorn@wavecom.net.

Tim Doyle



Tim Doyle http://www.doit.com/tdoyle/ tdoyle@doit.com ftp://ftp.doit.com/pub/tdoyle/

From: ALLAGREEN@aol.com Date: Thu, 15 Apr 1999 01:02:30 EDT Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Latest word on 1881 British Census CD's from LDS To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Dear WRG:

I picked this up on another list tonight. It looks authentic.

Allan E. Green

for those of you wishing to purchase these CDs, this is the latest information (hard to believe the price! $33 for 25 CDs!!), Sheila:

Mr. Paul Nauta, Manager of the Family History Department's Planning & Communications group, has asked me to provide the following correct information in order to set the record straight.

1) When the 1881 Census becomes available, the Family History Department will provide notice of its availability at http://www.lds.org . Furthermore, the CD-ROM sets will be sold online via the new FamilySearch web site at http://www.familysearch.org .

2) There is no word on when the official release date will be as yet.

3) Back orders are now being accepted by the various Distributions Centers for item number 50169. The price is confirmed at US$33.00.

Now, specifically addressing the mis-information in the original posting:

4) The cost in pounds sterling quoted below as £29.75 is not necessarily correct. The cost in US dollars will be US$33.00. The exchange rate between dollars and pounds will indicate the approximate price in pounds.

5) The CD-ROM sets for the individual regions of the census will not be priced at £15 each. Their price will vary depending on the number of data discs for each region. For example, a small region containing only a single data disc plus the viewer disc will be priced at about US$4.25 Final costs for each region have not yet been set.

6) The Family History Department is not discouraging the sale of the separate regional disc sets.

7) There is no surcharge for either the individual regional disc sets nor for shipping and handling.

8) There are a total of 25 CD-ROMs in the complete set - 24 data discs plus a viewer disc.

The above information is what the Family History Department would like everyone in the Internet genealogy community to know. Please feel free to forward this e-mail message to any relevant genealogy mailing list..

From: ALLAGREEN@aol.com Date: Thu, 15 Apr 1999 01:35:11 EDT Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Esther Whitney m. Moses Woodburn abt 1819 To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Dear Mr. Martin:

I find that there was an Esther-7 Whitney born 23 Dec 1799 in Stockbridge, MA, d.o. Elisha-6 (Joshua-5, Nathaniel-4, Nathaniel-3, John-2, John-1) and Esther (Clark) Whitney, originally from Spencer, Worcester, MA.

You may find these people in our collective database. Our largest collection of resources are to be found at the following URL

http://www.erols.com/rlward1/whitney/

which has links to a number of other sites where resources collected by various members of the Whitney Research Group are to be found. These include Vital Records, Census Extracts, lists of materials and resources, etc., and our three collective databases of the descendants of John and Elinor Whitney of Watertown, MA, (to which group your Esther belongs), Henry Whitney of CT, and the Whitneys of Bermuda and Virginia.

I hope that this response will not only be helpful, but encourage you to make use of these resources and, in time, contribute to our growing knowledge of the descent from these various Whitney lines.

Allan E. Green

From: "jetjock" <jetjock@prodigy.net> Date: Thu, 15 Apr 1999 08:25:16 -0700 Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Bradford Co., PA Whitney's To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Tim Doyle and Brad Martin.

About 25 years ago I began the hunt for my g-grandfather's parents, without success. In doing so I created a data base of the Whitney names I found in various places. The data base now exceeds 7,000 entries and I do have 81 entries that I have sorted on Bradford Co. My reason for searching there was due to the similarity of some of the given names to those in my family, such as Alvin,Willard, John, etc. I am able to send a printout of those 81 entries if you wish to view them.

There was a message concerning the Whitney Whistler a couple of days ago on this research site and I happen to have all of those issues, which were published by Mary Anne Shields, and she was descended from the Esther Clark Whitney mentioned. Mary Anne wrote me in 1987 saying that she would no longer publish the "Whistler", giving no reason. I had the feeling from her letters that it might be due to copyright problems and ill health.

I also have made a copy of all the families in Ohio in 1850 with the Whitney surname, that is, I have them on census work sheets by families and include all those shown in the residence. This is of course, hand written, and would require computerization if there was a use for it on the WRG.

Please let me know if any of this is of interest to you.

Ben Whitney

Date: Thu, 15 Apr 1999 19:23:27 -0400 From: "Robert L. Ward" at <img src="/robertward.gif"> Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Bradford Co., PA Whitney's To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

At 08:25 AM 4/15/99 -0700, Ben Whitney <jetjock@prodigy.net> wrote: >Tim Doyle and Brad Martin. > >About 25 years ago I began the hunt for my g-grandfather's parents, without >success. In doing so I created a data base of the Whitney names I found in >various places. The data base now exceeds 7,000 entries and I do have 81 >entries that I have sorted on Bradford Co. My reason for searching there was >due to the similarity of some of the given names to those in my family, such >as Alvin,Willard, John, etc. I am able to send a printout of those 81 >entries if you wish to view them.

Your database would be a welcome addition to WITNEY14, our collective database. If you are willing to send part or all of it to the WRG, we would be delighted to receive it. Send contributed data in a GEDCOM file to Jon Aston <Mrj79@msn.com>. Removing living persons before contributing is a good idea.

>There was a message concerning the Whitney Whistler a couple of days ago on >this research site and I happen to have all of those issues, which were >published by Mary Anne Shields, and she was descended from the Esther Clark >Whitney mentioned. Mary Anne wrote me in 1987 saying that she would no >longer publish the "Whistler", giving no reason. I had the feeling from her >letters that it might be due to copyright problems and ill health.

That explains the cessation of my run of issues in 1987.

>I also have made a copy of all the families in Ohio in 1850 with the Whitney >surname, that is, I have them on census work sheets by families and include >all those shown in the residence. This is of course, hand written, and would >require computerization if there was a use for it on the WRG.

Wonderful! Any such data would be gratefully received. We have volunteers who are willing to computerize data for the common benefit.

>Please let me know if any of this is of interest to you. > >Ben Whitney

All data gratefully accepted! Send it to me, or Tim Doyle <tdoyle@doit.com>. Photocopies are acceptable, and I will reimburse you for the cost of copying and mailing.

Regards,

Robert

Robert L. Ward <img src="/robertward.gif"> <http://www.erols.com/rlward1/> 12236 Shadetree Lane, Laurel, MD 20708-2832 301-776-1659

From: "Lorraine Ferguson-Goss" <fergoss@together.net> Date: Thu, 15 Apr 1999 20:52:20 -0400 Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Thanks To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Thanks, WRG, for all the time and effort you've put into this surname list. I've been trying to match up my Vermont Whitneys, spread far and wide, and tonight, just by pushing a few buttons, have turned unconnected grave markers into family connections! The vital records from Robert Ward's page started me off; then Jean Muse's Whitney line connected, and finally, the Pierce Transcription finished the entire line; all of this took less than 10 minutes...

Who could ask for more??? Not me!!

Lorraine Ferguson-Goss

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Dear Friends:

This is the most complete and cogent account of this tragedy that I have seen, so I am forwarding it for your information. Let us pray for those who have suffered in this trial.

Allan E. Green

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       "Niblack-L" <Niblack-L@rootsweb.com>

Date: Thu, 15 Apr 1999 21:10:53 -0500 Subject: [BlackSheep-L] Fw: Tragedy at SL FHL--First Hand Account To: BlackSheep-L@rootsweb.com

>We learned today, to our horror, that Salt Lake City, and the Family >History Center, are not immune from the actions of a crazed individual. > >I was on the main floor of the FHL, reading "The State of Franklin", in >which Rev. Thomas Woolsey signed his name to a petition for a new state, >pondering the imponderables, (my wife says I was asleep). 10:35 a.m. MDT >(approx.) > >She had been on the second floor, and had walked down the curving >staircase, and through the front lobby, just a minute or two previously, >and was in the stacks looking for a couple of books, when a man in a >baseball cap and full beard, in army fatigues, began systematically to fire >a gun in the front lobby. > >I wasn't the first one under the table, but I may have been the second. My >wife hid behind a big column in the stacks. The gunman must have fired >20-25 shots, not rapid but slowly, as if he was picking targets. He either >had two guns or someone got a couple of shots at him, because I heard a >louder, deeper shot twice. > >He killed the Church security guard at the entrance, and a woman, a patron, >of the library, and shot at least five other people. I think he did most >of the shooting in the lobby of the building, but I wasn't about to stick >my head out and see what was going on. I was doing a good job of playing >dead. > >After about eight or ten minutes under the tables, we were evacuated out >the rear of the building where I met up with my wife, both so relieved we >were all right. > >We all went into a near-by hotel and waited for word. Finally, we began to >get news from the t.v. which stated that the gunman was holed-up in a room >and shots were being exchanged with a Salt Lake City Swat team. Rumors >were rife. > >This may have been a man who had had an altercation at the library last >evening. He also appeared at the "Triad Center" (KSL t.v.) this morning >and was asking directions to the FHL. There was a yellow Rider U-Rent >truck parked next to the Triad Center and so a bomb squad was called and >people were evacuated from there and also from the Delta Center (Jazz >basketball). > >The Swat Team killed the gunman and they announced that he was not wired to >any bomb. They then made a careful sweep of the building because it was >thought there may have been a second gunman. I don't know about that, yet. > About 20 or 30 people in the FHL could not come down from the second floor >(where the census records and microfilms and readers are) so they locked >themselves into a couple of rooms and are still there, the last I heard a >few minutes ago. > >About 13 other people were "injured" during this senseless attack, >heart-attacks, anxiety attacks, etc. So they are saying about 20 people >have been "injured". With three dead, security guard, one woman, and the >gunman. > >Oh, how I long for a return to a simpler life, a more sensible life, a >better life. "Sow the wind, and reap the whirlwind". A terrible, terrible >tragedy, and a sad commentary on the world in which we live today. > >I was amazed at how long this gunman shot, carefully and deliberately, it >seemed like an hour, but was probably about 10 minutes, while we cowered >under the tables, not moving, nor speaking, not wanting to call undue >attention to ourselves. I wasn't too scared, as I didn't notice any >bullets coming close to me, but not knowing when the next shot would come >or from where. It was not rapid fire, but slow and deliberate. > >One of the Church missionaries, a sweet man, was shot in the chest, I don't >know how he is doing at the moment. One woman was shot in the shoulder and >another woman had facial lacerations. > >I am relieved to report that we are all well, though my glasses, note book, >and briefcase and coat are still in the library. > >I'll go back tomorrow and retrieve them. All of Downtown Salt Lake was >cordoned off and six of seven emergency teams (units) were at the scene. > >The gunman has since been identified as a 70 year old schezophrenic, and >hadn't taken his medication. > >Will stop for now and catch my breath. > >Wilford W. Whitaker > > >


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From: AwhitneyB@aol.com Date: Fri, 16 Apr 1999 12:12:53 EDT Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Whitneys of Michigan, 1850 To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Ben Whitney's post reminded me that I am working on project to identify all the Whitneys in the 1850 Michigan census. So far it is going well. If anyone is interested in seeing the format or using the information, it can be found at : http://members.aol.com/idiotmron/Whit1850Cen/1850id.html Here is a live link if those work here: <A HREF="http://members.aol.com/idiotmron/Whit1850Cen/1850id.html">Whitneys of Michigan, 1850 </A> Anyone is welcome to contribute information to this. I haven't posted everything yet. Sincerely, A. Whitney Brown

From: "Glenn Barnett" <gbarnett@netins.net> Date: Fri, 16 Apr 1999 15:04:19 -0500 Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Whitney, Isaac To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

I am looking for a link between Isaac Whitney born in Windham, ME on May 16,1841 and Married to Elizabeth Varney in Portland, ME on January 26, 1867, and his Son Willis Whitney. Willis Whitney was born on October 23, 1869 in Deering, ME. He married Ida Louise Stevens in Worcester, MA on February 15, 1893. Willis Died in Worcester, MA. What I need is information or a reference to a birth certificate, or obituary Page, or Guardianship information linking Willis to Isaac. My e-mail Address is:

TracyAnn64@hotmail.com, and my mailing address is: Tracy Platt, P.O. Box

275, Moville, IA 51039. Thank you in advane for any help with this matter.

From: AwhitneyB@aol.com Date: Fri, 16 Apr 1999 19:36:29 EDT Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Whitneys of Michigan in 1850 To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

I think I sent the wrong url for my Identification of Whitneys in the 1850 Michigan Census. This is the right one.

<A HREF="http://members.aol.com/idiotmron/Whit1850Cen/1850id.htm">Whitneys

of Michigan, 1850 </A> I have got through about half the counties, listing the census data and any other info I have on marriages and deaths from other sources, and created active links between all relatives that are also on that census, which is very useful in researching families.

If a positive id can be made, that is included along with the sources. I hope it is useful to some, even though it is not finished, and that perhaps someone may want to do this with another state or year. The page is large, and may take a minute to load - all the info is on one page, so the links are easier to make.

Date: Fri, 16 Apr 1999 19:44:58 -0400 From: "Robert L. Ward" at <img src="/robertward.gif"> Subject: [WHITNEY-L] [NORTHEAST] Early German colonials - New Amsterdam history To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Dear WRG,

I thought this might be of interest. Another, separate family!!


>Date: Fri, 16 Apr 1999 19:07:41 -0400 >Reply-To: netmeg <cwhitnah@NETMEG.NET> >Sender: "Genealogy and history in the New England area." <NORTHEAST-ROOTS-L@LISTSERV.INDIANA.EDU>

>From: netmeg <cwhitnah@NETMEG.NET> >Subject: [NORTHEAST] Early German colonials - New Amsterdam history >To: NORTHEAST-ROOTS-L@LISTSERV.INDIANA.EDU > >Greetings: > >I have been fortunate enough to recently have traced my surname WHITNAH from >myself all the way back to the year 1601, direct descendents of the male >line, to the original name, Weidknecht (Wide Neck, if you will) from Bahden, >GE. > >It seems that in the mid 1600's the first Weidknecht came to America to the >New Amsterdam colonies, I believe (I could be wrong) in the New Jersey area >and after only one or two divisions of the family cell most of them moved >into West Virginia. The name, each generation, was metamophosizing, from >Weidknecht to Weytnecht and Whitenack and Whitnach to Whitnah. > >Some Whitnachs moved, 1700 or so, back north to NY state (Livingston >County), rather frontier-ish at the time, rumor has it on that side that the >move invovled anti-slavery sentiments. My Whitnahs stayed in WV, so the >topic might be interesting. > >None the less, I am interested in the early German communities and families, >close names intermarried and moved together NY>WV>WI>OH>NY etc. were Burns >(Scots) VanMetre (Dutch) and Whitnah/Weidknecht (German). > >Does anyone have any early family resources about historical and political >events that would give me some topics to research - something to go on - >some specifics about New Amsterdamn, political allegiences, power conflicts >and early colony life (not necessarily new england in the strict sense of >N.England boundaries today, as this is pre-England, isn't it...) > >Thanks for your help > >Cheryl L. Higgins >Manager, Projects and Documentation >Continuum Performance Systems, Inc. >chiggins@continuumperformance.com > >cwhitnah@netmeg.net



Regards,

Robert

Robert L. Ward <img src="/robertward.gif"> <http://www.erols.com/rlward1/> 12236 Shadetree Lane, Laurel, MD 20708-2832 301-776-1659

From: KLeeGruba@aol.com Date: Fri, 16 Apr 1999 20:02:07 EDT Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Watertown Research To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Hi WRGers, I am going to Watertown in June where I will do some research. Is there something the WRG would like researched? A favorite cemetary? Something we don't already have on line? Let me know, OK. Karen Grubaugh Wesley Chapel, FL

Date: Fri, 16 Apr 1999 21:26:47 -0400 From: "Robert L. Ward" at <img src="/robertward.gif"> Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Whitney, Isaac To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

At 03:04 PM 4/16/99 -0500, you wrote: >I am looking for a link between Isaac Whitney born in Windham, ME on May >16,1841 and Married to Elizabeth Varney in Portland, ME on January 26, >1867, and his Son Willis Whitney. Willis Whitney was >born on October 23, 1869 in Deering, ME. He married Ida Louise Stevens in >Worcester, MA on February 15, >1893. Willis Died in Worcester, MA. What I need is information or a >reference to a birth certificate, or obituary Page, or Guardianship >information linking Willis to Isaac. My e-mail Address is: > TracyAnn64@hotmail.com, and my mailing address is: Tracy Platt, P.O. Box >275, Moville, IA 51039. >Thank you in advane for any help with this matter.

A very good source which would do that is Willis's death certificate, which would list his parents (at least in theory). If you haven't yet obtained it, that should be your next step.

Regards,

Robert

Robert L. Ward <img src="/robertward.gif"> <http://www.erols.com/rlward1/> 12236 Shadetree Lane, Laurel, MD 20708-2832 301-776-1659

From: janet <janet@eagnet.com> Date: Sat, 17 Apr 1999 08:42:10 -0400 Subject: [WHITNEY-L] George Addison Whitney To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

I have been looking for George Whitney for a couple of years and not making any progress. I would appreciate any help. He was born in Waukesha, Wisconsin in 1854, married Emma Hill in Coles County, Illinois in 1874.

Does anyone know anything about this person??????

From: "Glenn Barnett" <gbarnett@netins.net> Date: Sat, 17 Apr 1999 13:14:44 -0500 Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Nathaniel Whitney-4 To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Hello, Does anyone on the list have any infomation of the children of Nathaniel-4 and Hannah (Day) Whitney, with a source? I am trying to prove a link to parentage of Able Whitney-5 to Nathaniel/Nathan Whitney-4.

Also, does anyone have or know of a probate will and guardianship of children for Abel Whitney-5 ?

Thank you. Sharon

Date: Sat, 17 Apr 1999 10:52:14 -0800 From: Bud Reel <budr@pti.net> Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Whitney's To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

My Mother (Winnie Mae Whitney) was born 17 Jan. 1891 or 93 in Deer Park, Washington State, M. Lou Scranton had two Children, Jack C Scranton, B.4 Dec. 1910 second child,Agnes M Scranton, B.29 Sept. 1913 (agnes still alive) Winnie's Father(Cyrus C. Whitney) B. 10 Aug. 1861, thought to be Vermont but maybe Close to London Eng. Cyrus Father( John F. Whitney)B. 1834 Thought to be Maine but again maybe England. Cyrus Married Emma Francis Bedlow, B. 29 July 1859 Scranton Penn. Winnie divorced Scranton and Married Charles L. Reel B. 3 May 1890 date of marriage unknown. Had 10 Children.All alive but two today. Please contact Lenard S. Reel budr@ptialaska.net

From: "Sally Towns" <sntowns@gwi.net>

References: <199904171815.NAA14988@ins2.netins.net> Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Nathaniel Whitney-4 Date: Sat, 17 Apr 1999 15:54:04 -0400 To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

In response to your question -- History of Groham, Maine - page 827 Whitney John-1 Benjamin-2 Nathaniel-3 Nathaniel and Hannah Day m.1-3-1733/34 Ch: Nathaniel - b. 3-22-1735 Hannah - b. 11-16-1736 Moses -b. 3-17-1739 Aaron- b. 6-7-1741 Miriam- b. 1-15-1743 Tabitha- b. 3-16-1745 Patience- b. 3-11-1748 Hepsibah- b. 8-29-1750 Josiah - b. 1752 More information aon all of above if wanted. As you can see Nathaniel and Hannah had no son Abel - but his brother Nathan who married Lydia Young 11-12-1730, had the following children David - b. 4-8-1732 Abel - b. 8-20-1734 - m. Thankful Morton 12-16-1758 Lydia- b. 12-11-1736 Sarah - b. 8-15-1739 Nathan- b. 4-30-1742 Matthias- b. 3-8-1743/4 John - b. 4-4-1747 Nathan married a second time - 10-20-1748 to Elizabeth Melcher Ch: Anna -b. 9-5-1749 Ebenezer - b. 7-30-1751 Asa- b. 12-17-1754 Elder Nathan died in Gorham 1804

Abel son of Nathan married to Thankful Morton had the following children Joseph - b. 5-1-1760 Lydia- b. 7-28-1763 Betty - b. 7-22-1765 Sarah Nathaniel - b. 6-20-1769 Reuben - b. 7-21-1771 Simeon - b. 2-9-1774 Susanna - b. 4-2-1776 Levi - b. 5-18-1779 Lydia - b. 4-30-1782 Abel died in Standish, Maine

Have more information on any of these lines - if you need any.

Sally Whitney Towns- Maine Whitney's


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From: Glenn Barnett <gbarnett@netins.net> To: <WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com> Sent: Saturday, April 17, 1999 2:14 PM Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Nathaniel Whitney-4


> Hello, > Does anyone on the list have any infomation of the children of Nathaniel-4 > and Hannah (Day) Whitney, with a source? I am trying to prove a link to > parentage of Able Whitney-5 to Nathaniel/Nathan Whitney-4. > > Also, does anyone have or know of a probate will and guardianship of > children for Abel Whitney-5 ? > > Thank you. > Sharon > >

From: "Sally Towns" <sntowns@gwi.net> Subject: Fw: [WHITNEY-L] Nathaniel Whitney-4 Date: Sat, 17 Apr 1999 15:59:37 -0400 To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com



Original Message -----

From: Sally Towns <sntowns@gwi.net> To: <gbarnett@netins.net>; <WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com> Sent: Saturday, April 17, 1999 3:54 PM Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Nathaniel Whitney-4


> In response to your question -- History of Groham, Maine - page 827 > Whitney John-1 Benjamin-2 Nathaniel-3 > Nathaniel and Hannah Day m.1-3-1733/34 > Ch: > Nathaniel - b. 3-22-1735 > Hannah - b. 11-16-1736 > Moses -b. 3-17-1739 > Aaron- b. 6-7-1741 > Miriam- b. 1-15-1743 > Tabitha- b. 3-16-1745 > Patience- b. 3-11-1748 > Hepsibah- b. 8-29-1750 > Josiah - b. 1752 > More information aon all of above if wanted. > As you can see Nathaniel and Hannah had no son Abel - but his brother > Nathan who married Lydia Young 11-12-1730, had the following children > David - b. 4-8-1732 > Abel - b. 8-20-1734 - m. Thankful Morton 12-16-1758 > Lydia- b. 12-11-1736 > Sarah - b. 8-15-1739 > Nathan- b. 4-30-1742 > Matthias- b. 3-8-1743/4 > John - b. 4-4-1747 > Nathan married a second time - 10-20-1748 to Elizabeth Melcher > Ch: > Anna -b. 9-5-1749 > Ebenezer - b. 7-30-1751 > Asa- b. 12-17-1754 > Elder Nathan died in Gorham 1804 > > Abel son of Nathan married to Thankful Morton had the following children > Joseph - b. 5-1-1760 > Lydia- b. 7-28-1763 > Betty - b. 7-22-1765 > Sarah > Nathaniel - b. 6-20-1769 > Reuben - b. 7-21-1771 > Simeon - b. 2-9-1774 > Susanna - b. 4-2-1776 > Levi - b. 5-18-1779 > Lydia - b. 4-30-1782 > Abel died in Standish, Maine > > Have more information on any of these lines - if you need any. > > Sally Whitney Towns- Maine Whitney's > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: Glenn Barnett <gbarnett@netins.net> > To: <WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com> > Sent: Saturday, April 17, 1999 2:14 PM > Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Nathaniel Whitney-4 > > > > Hello, > > Does anyone on the list have any infomation of the children of Nathaniel-4 > > and Hannah (Day) Whitney, with a source? I am trying to prove a link to > > parentage of Able Whitney-5 to Nathaniel/Nathan Whitney-4. > > > > Also, does anyone have or know of a probate will and guardianship of > > children for Abel Whitney-5 ? > > > > Thank you. > > Sharon > > > > >

From: PACJ1945@aol.com Date: Sat, 17 Apr 1999 16:45:25 EDT

       Whitney-L@rootsweb.com

Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Bermuda Research To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Can anyone on this list point me in the right direction for research in Bermuda. My Whitney's connection originated in Bermuda.

Thank you Pat Corbitt Johns http://members.aol.com/pacj1945

Date: Sat, 17 Apr 1999 17:23:32 -0700 From: Shawn Whitney <cyberboone@worldnet.att.net>

Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Trip to NY To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Hello again WRG, I just booked my tickets for a trip with my father-in-law (Robert Whitney, age 79) to Ontario County, NY mid June. He was born and raised there. His Whitney line settled there in the late 1790s. Although I don't need much research for that line, it will be nice to get to see the area that I have studied so much about. I will be doing research on a few of the "women's" lines while there.

I plan to spend at least one day at the Ontario County Archives Center in Canandaigua. I will also visit several of the cemeteries in the area to get some photographs.

I know that several members of this list have lines in that area and others who are currently living there. Does anyone have anything they would like me to look up or try to verify while I am there? Also for those who have been there, do you have any suggestions as to where I should visit other that the archives? Is there are particular library I should check out, etc.?

Any reasonable requests and all advice greatly appreciated.

Thanks, Shawn Whitney Seattle, WA

Date: Sat, 17 Apr 1999 22:50:09 -0500 From: Linda Pennington <linda_pennington@usa.net> Subject: [WHITNEY-L] F. C. Pierce Project To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Hello, I am looking for information on pages 556-560. I was wondering if someone could look them up for me. Thank you so much. Linda

From: MsSnowbal@aol.com Date: Sun, 18 Apr 1999 00:07:37 EDT Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Whitney To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

IM looking for Mantle Whitney b in NY in 1863. He married Mary Fuller and they had five sons Bert b in 1886-87, Irving b 1888, Lewis b 1892, Norm b, 1896 and Robert b 1901. Norm settled somewhere in TX the other four sons settled in Mi. Mantle also married again and had two more children, I do not know their names or the name of the woman he married. I hope these names sound familiar to someone out there...Mary

Sender: jwmuse@csi.com From: "Jeanne Muse" <jwmuse@csi.com> Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Bermuda Research Date: Sun, 18 Apr 1999 07:50:00 -0400 To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Dear Pat:

I know one member of our group who would be thrilled to hear from you. (And I'm sure there are others.) Get in touch with Michael Whitney Whitneymr@aol.com . See his web page too - http://www.familytreemaker.com/users/w/h/i/Michael-R-Whitney/GENE1-0001.html .

-) Jeanne W. Muse

Genealogy - Games - Scuba-Diving http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/jwmuse jwmuse@csi.com


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From: PACJ1945@aol.com <PACJ1945@aol.com> To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com <WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com> Date: Saturday, April 17, 1999 4:53 PM Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Bermuda Research


>Can anyone on this list point me in the right direction for research in >Bermuda. My Whitney's connection originated in Bermuda. > >Thank you >Pat Corbitt Johns >http://members.aol.com/pacj1945 > >


From: Hogle1@aol.com Date: Sun, 18 Apr 1999 13:56:30 EDT Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Updated posting on our Whitney line To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

WRG

It has been quite some time since we, Bob Schadewald or I, have posted our Whitney line, and I am hoping that someone might have some information to help us tie up some of the loose ends. I will not post the vital stats for the first few generations that are covered in Pierce and elsewhere in the Whitney pages and that are fairly well proven. Nor will I post vitals on the last few generations. I do have verification/sources for some of the information but some have been lost. Thanks, Jo Hogle

1) John & Elinor Whitney 2) John Whitney & Ruth Reynolds 3) John Whitney &

   Elizabeth Harris  ( Death date?  Parentage?)

4) Daniel Whitney (Death date?) &

   Susannah Curtis  ( Birth and death dates?  Parentage?)

5) Elijah Whitney ( Death date?) &

   Hannah [Coffin??]  ( Birth and death dates? Certainty of last name?

Parentage?)

(now the information in Pierce is non-existent except for John's birth and wife's name unless it is in pages as yet not transcribed, but I don't believe so)

6) John Whitney b. Nov, 29, 1749, Roxbury, MA ; d. Nov 3, 1834, Warwick, MA

     m. April 22, 1773 in Roxbury, MA
    Mary Payson b. Oct 16, 1744 (location?)  ; d. Aug 11, 1816 in Warwick,

MA.

         (Parentage??)

7) John Whitney, Jr b. April 8, 1783; d. July 3, 1839 (locations?)

    m.  Dec 2, 1819 (location?)
    Abigail Foster  b. dec 2, 1819;    (Death date?  Parents poss Abraham


                     Foster and Sarah Willard?)  (locations?)

8) Henry Payson Whitney b. Sept 5, 1820 (location?); d. Oct 10, 1896, Osseo, MN

    m.   (date of marriage and location?)
    Margaret Hall Bohanon  May 21, 1824 (location?); d. Oct 25, 1915, Osseo,

MN

9) Julia Ardelle Whitney m. Rudolph Setzler 10) Celia Agnes Setzler m. Henry Harrison Hastings 11) Julia Hastings m. Kenneth Englund

     Doris Hastings m. Walter Schadewald

12) Joanne Englund (Hogle)

     Robert Schadewald



Date: Sun, 18 Apr 1999 11:59:55 -0600 From: Tim Doyle <tdoyle@doit.com> Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] F. C. Pierce Project To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

At 10:50 PM 4/17/99 -0500, Linda Pennington <linda_pennington@usa.net> wrote:

>I am looking for information on pages 556-560. I was wondering if someone >could look them up for me.

This set is not yet transcribed, but it is in progress. What specifically were you looking for on these pages?

Tim Doyle


Tim Doyle http://www.doit.com/tdoyle/ tdoyle@doit.com ftp://ftp.doit.com/pub/tdoyle/

Date: Sun, 18 Apr 1999 15:52:20 -0400 From: "Robert L. Ward" at <img src="/robertward.gif">

Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Updated posting on our Whitney line To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

At 01:56 PM 4/18/99 EDT, Hogle1@aol.com wrote: >WRG > >It has been quite some time since we, Bob Schadewald or I, have posted our >Whitney line, and I am hoping that someone might have some information to >help us tie up some of the loose ends. >I will not post the vital stats for the first few generations that are >covered in Pierce and elsewhere in the Whitney pages and that are fairly well >proven. Nor will I post vitals on the last few generations. >I do have verification/sources for some of the information but some have been >lost. >Thanks, >Jo Hogle > >1) John & Elinor Whitney >2) John Whitney & Ruth Reynolds >3) John Whitney & > Elizabeth Harris ( Death date? Parentage?)

For the parentage of Elizabeth HARRIS, see

 <http://www.erols.com/rlward1/whitney/john/john12.html>

We have no death date for her.

>4) Daniel Whitney (Death date?) & > Susannah Curtis ( Birth and death dates? Parentage?)

We have none of the dates you seek on the fourth generation, nor the parentage of Susannah CURTIS, but there was a sizable CURTIS family in Roxbury from the 1630's, to which she surely must have belonged.

>5) Elijah Whitney ( Death date?) & > Hannah [Coffin??] ( Birth and death dates? Certainty of last name? >Parentage?)

It seems pretty clear that the Elijah WHITNEY and Hannah who had children in Brookline and Roxbury beginning in 1741/2 are identical to the Elijah WHITNEY and Hannah COFFIN who were m. 1 Nov 1739, Boston, MA, because of the proximity of Boston to Brookline and Roxbury, because of the affinity of other members of Elijah's family with Boston (a brother and four sisters were all married there), and because there really isn't any other Elijah to whom this record could apply.

>(now the information in Pierce is non-existent except for John's birth and >wife's name unless it is in pages as yet not transcribed, but I don't believe >so)

False. See below.

>6) John Whitney b. Nov, 29, 1749, Roxbury, MA ; d. Nov 3, 1834, Warwick, MA > m. April 22, 1773 in Roxbury, MA > Mary Payson b. Oct 16, 1744 (location?)  ; d. Aug 11, 1816 in Warwick, >MA. > (Parentage??)

The preceding John WHITNEY appears on p. 129 of Pierce, as #696, with correct birth date, correct marriage date and spouse. Pierce says she d. in 1816 (correct) and he in 1830 (probably incorrect), and resided in Roxbury and Warwick, MA. Pierce then lists six children: John, bap. Aug 1774, Roxbury, d. young; Mary, b. Sept. 26, 1776; Sally, b. Feb. 1, 1779; m. 1802 at Warwick, Samuel MAYO; Nancy, b. Mar. 21, 1781; John, b. Apr. 8, 1783, m. -----; and Lois, b. Aug. 20, 1785, d. unm. Nov. 6, 1820.

I don't know Mary PAYSON's parentage or place of birth. >7) John Whitney, Jr b. April 8, 1783; d. July 3, 1839 (locations?) > m. Dec 2, 1819 (location?) > Abigail Foster b. dec 2, 1819; (Death date? Parents poss Abraham > > > Foster and Sarah Willard?) (locations?)

The John WHITNEY above appears on p. 244 of Pierce, as #1761, as b. Apr. 8, 1783, Warwick, Mass., m. -----, and d. 27 Sep 1831; res. Warwick, Mass. He is given three children, no names known, who d. Nov. 5, 1828, Aug. 13, 1831, and Aug. 19, 1831, presumably in Warwick.

The death date is wrong. The location of his death was Warwick, MA.

Much amplifying detail on the dates and children can be found in the Warwick Vital Records, which may be seen at

 <http://www.erols.com/rlward1/whitney/mass/warwick.html>.

>8) Henry Payson Whitney b. Sept 5, 1820 (location?); d. Oct 10, 1896, Osseo, >MN > m. (date of marriage and location?) > Margaret Hall Bohanon May 21, 1824 (location?); d. Oct 25, 1915, Osseo, >MN

Henry Payson WHITNEY was b. in Warwick, MA. After that, my records show nothing further of him.

> >9) Julia Ardelle Whitney m. Rudolph Setzler >10) Celia Agnes Setzler m. Henry Harrison Hastings >11) Julia Hastings m. Kenneth Englund > Doris Hastings m. Walter Schadewald >12) Joanne Englund (Hogle) > Robert Schadewald

Anyone else care to comment?

Regards,

Robert

Robert L. Ward <img src="/robertward.gif"> <http://www.erols.com/rlward1/> 12236 Shadetree Lane, Laurel, MD 20708-2832 301-776-1659

From: Hogle1@aol.com Date: Sun, 18 Apr 1999 22:41:29 EDT Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Updated posting on our Whitney line To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

In a message dated 4/18/1999 4:45:42 PM Eastern Daylight Time, <img src="/robertward.gif"> writes:

<<

The John WHITNEY above appears on p. 244 of Pierce, as #1761, as b. Apr. 8,
1783, Warwick, Mass., m. -----, and d. 27 Sep 1831; res. Warwick, Mass.
He is given three children, no names known, who d. Nov. 5, 1828, Aug. 13,
1831, and Aug. 19, 1831, presumably in Warwick.
The death date is wrong.  The location of his death was Warwick, MA.
 >>

Bob Schadewald (my cousin and also member of WRG) has, the above noted, John Whitney Jr's bible where he recorded his ancestry back to John & Elinor Whitney. He also recorded the births, marriages and deaths of his wife and his children.

It is noted that John Jr married Abigail Foster and SHE is the person who died on 27 Sept 1831, 3 weeks after giving birth to William who died the day he was born, 8 Sept 1831. Two children died in August of 1831 - Sarah on the 13th and Abraham on the 18th. Then the newborn and the mother followed with the month. Child James had died in 1828.

Only 2 children survived to adulthood, Henry Payson Whitney and Joseph Mason Whitney. HP Whitney and Margaret Bohannon were my GGGGrandparents.

Joseph Mason and his wife Julia Brockway apparently had no children, at least none recorded in the bible of Joseph where he recorded their marriage and Julia's death, this bible being in the possession of my mother. Does anyone have any information to the contrary?

It should be also be noted that the last entry in John Whitney's bible is recorded by someone other than John Whitney Jr, as it records his death on July 3, 1839.

I realize that family records such as these bibles may not be considered 100% accurate, but they certainly are helpful.

Jo Hogle (who will be glad when the Pierce transcription is done - still working on my assigned pages)


Date: Mon, 19 Apr 1999 08:58:56 -0400 (EDT) From: Barry Whitney <barryw@therock.mcg.edu>

Subject: [WHITNEY-L] [JORDAN-L] Fwd: Interesting --genealogy (fwd) To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com



Forwarded message ----------

Date: Sat, 17 Apr 1999 21:30:15 EDT From: LadyJo4155@aol.com To: JORDAN-L@rootsweb.com Subject: [JORDAN-L] Fwd: Interesting --genealogy

Hi Folks, I thought you might find this interesting. Joan

>> "Finding Our Roots" Weeklong Special on NBC Next Week

According to an MSNBC article on "A Family Tree That Spans the Net" NBC News

will be airing a weeklong series on genealogy called, "Finding Our Roots," beginning on 19 April. According to the message: "NBC anchors Tom Brokaw, Katie Couric, Matt Lauer, Ann Curry, Al Roker, Jane Pauley, and Stone Phillips go looking for their ancestors, from Romania to Japan. We'll have a guide to finding your own family tree, links to some of the top databases, and reviews of genealogical software."

The article is online at: http://www.msnbc.com/news/256222.asp  >>


Date: Mon, 19 Apr 1999 09:01:20 -0400 (EDT) From: Barry Whitney <barryw@therock.mcg.edu> Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Correction--April 25 To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

LadyJo4155@aol.com wrote:

> >> "Finding Our Roots" Weeklong Special on NBC Next Week > > According to an MSNBC article on "A Family Tree That Spans the Net" NBC News > will be airing a weeklong series on genealogy called, "Finding Our Roots," > beginning on 19 April.

              ^^^^^^^^

According to the web site that was listed with this message, the series will begin 25 April.

http://www.msnbc.com/news/256222.asp

Regards, Terri McDonald Hauk motfot@tdl.com

From: Itigapa@aol.com Date: Mon, 19 Apr 1999 17:45:12 EDT Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Fat Men of 1870 To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Dear Researchers:

I am trying to add more information to my page <http://www.rootsweb.com/~meandrhs/society/fatmen/1870.html> If any one knows of information on these men please e-mail me.


No Whitney listed but there are PIERCE

PIERCE Charles A

                      1842
                                      6'1"
                                              208#
                                                    Poland
                                                                 paper maker
   Minot
PIERCE Nathaniel
                      1821
                                      6'10"
                                              226#
                                                                 gentlemen
   E Livermore


Enjoy,

David C. Young SC of the Maine USGW Project <http://www.rootsweb.com/~megenweb/> CC of the Carroll Co., NH Project <http://www.rootsweb.com/~nhcarrol/> FM of the NH USGW Archives/Digital Library <http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/nh/nhfiles.htm> FM of the Maine USGW Archives/Digital Library <http://www.rootsweb.com/~usgenweb/me/mefiles.htm> Maine Author of Genealogical Reference books http://members.aol.com/itigapa/filecd.html

From: BumbB@aol.com Date: Mon, 19 Apr 1999 22:57:01 EDT Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Another WHITNEY Passing To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Pearl G. Whitney, 80

Sunday, April 18, 1999


LEXINGTON-- Pearl G. (Saegren) Whitney, 80, of 21 Woodland Road, formerly of Westboro, died yesterday in the Wachusett Extended Health Care Center, Holden, after an illness.

        Her husband, J.S. Nason Whitney, died in 1989. She leaves a son,

Daniel M. Whitney of Lexington; a daughter, Kester D. Heaton of Charleston, S.C.; seven grandchildren; two nieces; and a nephew. She was born in Cleveland, daughter of David J. and Mary (Kapatch) Saegren, and lived in Texas and Westboro before moving here in 1953. She graduated from Colby College in Waterville, Maine.

        Mrs. Whitney was a member of the Church of Our Redeemer. She was

also a life member of the Order of the Eastern Star; and a member of the Florence Chrittendon League and the Lexington Golf Club.

        A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Church of

Our Redeemer, Meriam Street. Burial will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Westboro. There are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to the Church of Our Redeemer, Meriam Street, Lexington, MA 02421; or to the American Lung Association of Central Massachusetts, 35 Harvard St., Worcester, MA 01609. Rand-Harper Westboro Funeral Home, 62 West Main St., Westboro, is directing arrangements.

Sender: jwmuse@csi.com From: "Jeanne Muse" <jwmuse@csi.com> Date: Tue, 20 Apr 1999 08:56:27 -0400 Subject: [WHITNEY-L] John Bowker / Betsey Whitney To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

This message came from a visitor to my Whitney web pages.  ;-) Jeanne


Original Message-----

From: Gordon L. Mitchell <gordonl@ccm.tds.net>

To: jwmuse@csi.com <jwmuse@csi.com> Date: Tuesday, April 20, 1999 12:19 AM Subject: Bowker


>Jeanne, > I saw your file on John Bowker who married Betsey Whitney in 1814 >in Petersham, MA. I thought you might like to know that the Petersham >is a dead give-away as to the line of Bowkers he came from. His father >was Ezekiel Bowker and mother Mary Wilder. Ezekiel was born 1746, the >son of John Bowker III and Freedom Bigelow. John born 1710 was son of >John Jr and Ruth Howe. John Sr was born 1651, Dorchester, MA and >married Mary Howe. His father was Edmund Bowker who first appeared in >Dorchester about 1645. > I didn't see any ref to John and Betsey's children, born in >Petersham, MA. > Henry , b. 8 Nov 1818 > Laura, b. 23 Sep 1820 > Lewis, b. 25 Feb 1827 > Lucia, b.10 Jun 1831 > Eliza, b. 27 Apr 1817. > >Hope this helps. > >Gordon Mitchell >


Date: Tue, 20 Apr 1999 09:25:45 -0500 From: Carl & Linda Pennington <carl.pennington@cwix.com> Subject: [WHITNEY-L] E mail address change To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Hello, Linda (Whitney) Pennington has changed her e-mal address form Linda_Pennington@usa.net and is now using carl.pennington@cwix.com Thank you. Linda

From: "sheila peel" <sapeel@sprynet.com> Date: Tue, 20 Apr 1999 20:19:32 -0400 Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Fw: Whitneys To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Group in my never ending search for my James Lewis Whitney, I asked someone in Eau Claire, WI where according to Pierce my James Lewis Whitney and Julia Harris resided when the book was published. Although the following does not include them there are some other Whitneys from this research that someone else my need. Just thought I would pass it on.

Sheila Stratton-Peel sapeel@sprynet.com


Original Message-----

From: Pat Doll <pdoll@ecol.net> To: sapeel@sprynet.com <sapeel@sprynet.com> Date: Monday, April 19, 1999 10:39 PM Subject: Whitneys


>Hi Sheila - > >Nance Sampson forwarded your query to me, probably as I am one person she >knows lives in Eau Claire & is interested in family history. > >I looked in EC city directoreis & found: >1880 Whitney, Philip, laborer, boards @ Upper Valley House, a local hotel. >1882 Whitney, Phillip, mill hand, Eau Claire lumber Co., boards at Eddy >Mills, a boarding house run by the lumber co. >1884 Whitney, Philip, laborer, Empire Lumber Co., bds. Eddy House >1885 Whitney, Frank A, ticket agent, Wis. Central RR, bds S. River. >No subsequent entries; We have no earlier city directories that I coud >find. > >Eau Claire Co. Index to Marriages for Brides & Grooms, 1854 - 1928: Vol. 3 >Pg 467, 21/09/1880: Whitney, William R & Kittleman, Sophia C. > >Sorry, but that is all I could find in the limited time I had at the Museum >Library. If you wish to find someone to do research for you, write to the >Genealogical Research Society of Eau Claire (GRS of EC) at the Chippewa >Valley Museum, P.O. Box 1204, Eau Claire, WI 54702. They may be able to >find someone to spend time on your query. > >Sorry to be of so little help, good luck with your quest. > >Pat Doll

From: "Ann Hafso" <darcyh@telusplanet.net>

Date: Tue, 20 Apr 1999 19:51:29 -0600 Subject: [WHITNEY-L] My Whitney's To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

I have new information, taken from old family letters written in the mid to late 1800's, which is as follows:

John Bullock Whitney married Lucinda Avery ______ before 1832 Their 4 children:

Alonzo Whitney born 1832 never married and no children (moved to Australia

                                 as a young man and died there)

Martha Whitney married ________

       their children:  William Frederick ________
                                Baby Boy born Nov. 1868

Mary A. Whitney married ____ Holbrook

        their children: (birth order unsure)
                                 Henry Sheridan Holbrook
                                 Edward Alonzo Holbrook

William John Whitney born Feb 26, 1844 married Helen Sophia Nash born May 3, 1848 (Helen Sophia Nash's parents - Ephriam Nash and Harriet Parker)

        their children:    Harriet Louisa Whitney
                                   Martha Stewart Whitney
                                   Agnes Mary Whitney
                                   William Nash Whitney
                                   Frank Parker Whitney
                                   Edward Llewellyn Whitney
                                   Helen Gertrude Whitney

Anyone see any connections email me. Would be glad to share what info I have

Ann Hafso


From: gumby@edge.net (Randy Winch) Date: Tue, 20 Apr 1999 21:18:18 -0500 Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Fw: Whitney news articles To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Thought I would pass this along in case someone is interested. Carolyn


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From: Andre & Jennifer Oeland <oeland@color-country.net> To: gumby@edge.net <gumby@edge.net> Date: Wednesday, March 31, 1999 1:26 PM Subject: Whitney news articles


>Carolyn, > >I have some old newspaper articles that my husband's ancestor saved. >Unfortunately, she didn't save the dates or the name of the newspaper, >however, they detail the weddings/marriages of several of Eli Whitney >Jr's girls including Sara Tracy Whitney Sanford, Annie Farnam Whitney >Debevois and Louise Huntington Whitney Gaillard. I have scanned the >articles since they are rapidly deteriorating and already very difficult >to read. I have searched the net and posted their availability, but so >far no one has responded to my offer of a copy of those articles. If >you want them, I'll just send them as attachments to an e-mail. Let me >know if you're interested; you're certainly welcome to them. I'd hate >to see them go to waste! Unfortunately, I have not found a firm >connection between my husband's Dudley/Ingham/Allen lines to the >Whitneys so I have no specific idea why his ancestor saved these >articles. > >Sincerely >Jennifer (Chesley) Oeland >oeland@color-country.net > >

Date: Tue, 20 Apr 1999 22:34:16 -0400 From: "Robert L. Ward" at <img src="/robertward.gif"> Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Herefordshire WHITNEY Database? To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Dear WRG,

I believe there is someone out there who has a database containing the alleged ancestors of Thomas WHITNEY of Westminster (bef. 1562-1637), including the WHITNEYs of Whitney, Herefordshire. If so, please contact me.

Thanks!

Regards,

Robert

Robert L. Ward <img src="/robertward.gif"> <http://www.erols.com/rlward1/> 12236 Shadetree Lane, Laurel, MD 20708-2832 301-776-1659

Date: Tue, 20 Apr 1999 23:09:14 -0400 From: "Robert L. Ward" at <img src="/robertward.gif"> Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Fw: Whitney news articles To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Jennifer,

You wrote: >Carolyn, > >I have some old newspaper articles that my husband's ancestor saved. >Unfortunately, she didn't save the dates or the name of the newspaper, >however, they detail the weddings/marriages of several of Eli Whitney >Jr's girls including Sara Tracy Whitney Sanford, Annie Farnam Whitney >Debevois and Louise Huntington Whitney Gaillard. I have scanned the >articles since they are rapidly deteriorating and already very difficult >to read. I have searched the net and posted their availability, but so >far no one has responded to my offer of a copy of those articles. If >you want them, I'll just send them as attachments to an e-mail. Let me >know if you're interested; you're certainly welcome to them. I'd hate >to see them go to waste! Unfortunately, I have not found a firm >connection between my husband's Dudley/Ingham/Allen lines to the >Whitneys so I have no specific idea why his ancestor saved these >articles. > >Sincerely >Jennifer (Chesley) Oeland >oeland@color-country.net

If you send me copies, I will post them on the Whitney Research Group website: <http://www.erols.com/rlward1/whitney/index.html>, with your permission.

Regards,

Robert

Robert L. Ward <img src="/robertward.gif"> <http://www.erols.com/rlward1/> 12236 Shadetree Lane, Laurel, MD 20708-2832 301-776-1659

From: EBrown231@aol.com Date: Wed, 21 Apr 1999 01:26:26 EDT Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Aaron & Mary Whitney To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Hi, Don-- How exciting to find someone interested (perhaps) in "my Aaron"!!

Here are the bare bones of what I have on my ancestor, Aaron:

Aaron Whitney, b. Sept 10, 1774 in Lisbon, ME, d. about 1855, Guilford, ME.

    m. Mary Crockett (widow? of _____ Doble) on Sept 8 1822 in Guilford, ME,

b. Jun 6, 1782, Sumner, ME, d. Jan 7, 1826, Guilford, ME

Mary Crockett Doble was Aaron's second wife. They had one son, Stillman F. Whitney, b. Jun 11, 1823. (Perhaps his middle name was Franklin? I don't know.)

I have much more on these people and also on Aaron's first family of nine children. What do you need? I will have to do a little digging to find my resources for the above information.

What I am lacking -- and I hope you can help me with this -- is the parentage of Aaron. You mention an Aaron Whitney and Margaret Cornit. Tell me more!! This has been my "brick wall" for years. I've never been able to make the connection to John and Elinore.

I'll look forward to hearing from you. I hope we can help each other.

Evelyn Brown


Sender: jwmuse@csi.com From: "Jeanne Muse" <jwmuse@csi.com>

Date: Wed, 21 Apr 1999 07:19:46 -0400 Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Fw: The Whitney/Elkins connection. To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com



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From: harlan and betty <hoeandbj@access1.net> To: jwmuse@csi.com <jwmuse@csi.com> Date: Wednesday, April 21, 1999 12:07 AM Subject: The Whitney/Elkins connection.


>I have traced my family link to John Whitney Elkins who was born in >Edgecombe County, North Carolina about 1755. I understand that his mother >was Mary Whitney. I have not been able to obtain any data on John W father >or mother. Do you have a connection, if so please contact me on; >snikle1999@yahoo.com. > H O >Elkins > >


Sender: jwmuse@csi.com From: "Jeanne Muse" <jwmuse@csi.com> Date: Wed, 21 Apr 1999 07:32:24 -0400 Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Fw: Bowker To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Several more Whitneys marrying Bowkers. This gives us more descendants for John & Elinor.


Original Message-----

From: Gordon L. Mitchell <gordonl@ccm.tds.net> To: Jeanne Muse <jwmuse@csi.com> Date: Tuesday, April 20, 1999 12:33 PM Subject: Re: Bowker


>Jeanne, > Yes, they are of the same family, Samuel Bowker, b. 9 Apr 1731, >Hopkinton, MA was son of Edmund and Elizabeth Bowker. Edmund was b. >1703-5 in Marlborough, MA, son of John Bowker Sr and Mary Howe. > Edmund moved to Hopkinton, His bro John Jr moved to Shrewsbury and >John III's family went to Royalston/Petersham area. > Samuel was married 3 times. (1) Martha Stone , 1749, (2) Lydia >Whitney, 1754; (3) Lois Harrod, 1767, in Framingham. By Lydia he had >the following: > Asa, b. 12 Nov 1755, m. Hannah Hero,3 Mar 1778, d.5 Oct 1815 > Abigail, b.13 Jun 1757, apparently died young > Abigail, b. 9 Apr 1759 > *Abiathar, b. 25 Feb 1763, m.12 Feb 1789, Polly Fuzze, d.5 Jan 1838 > Ruth, b. 9 Feb 1765 (ran out of A s) >All of above born Hopkinton. > > Abiathar and Polly had in Hopkinton: > Abiathar Jr, b. 4 Oct 1793, m. 28 Nov 1816, Mary Gould, d.15 Jun >1848. > Ede, b. 22 Feb 1791, m. Henry Leland of Holliston, 14 Dec 1820, > Harriot, b. 2 Jul 1799, m.Lowell Frost of Sherburn, MA 10 Apr >1825 > John Starkweather, b.24 Apr 1808, d.19 Dec 1810 > Lemuel, b.23 Jul 1789, d. 24 Oct 1791 > > You didn't mention Jotham Bowker, who married Patty Whitney, 7 Aug >1791, Petersham. He was part of that bunch too, but I'm not sure who >his father was. Their children were: > Freeman, b. 26 Sep 1801 > George, b. 6 Nov 1791 > Huldah Freeman, b.18 Oct 1803,m. John Woods of Barre, MA, 1826 > Luke, b.2 Feb 1797 > Nancy, b. 20 Jan 1795 > Nathaniel, b. 16 May 1793, m. Sally Smith, Dec 1821, Barre, MA > Betsy, b. 19 Jun 1799 > >Have fun. > >Gordon Mitchell >


Date: Wed, 21 Apr 1999 13:53:16 +0000 From: Roy & Michele Painter <rmp6797@strato.net> Subject: [WHITNEY-L] A Few Whitney's Found To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

I don't know if any of you know about this site. It has a few Whitney's in it. It takes forever to load, but has thousands of people in it. Get to the home page and click on SURNAMES to start searching. Unfortunately, I can't make a Whitney connection of my own, but someday maybe.

Michele


http://www.geocities.com/~adlowe/colonial

Date: Wed, 21 Apr 1999 20:23:40 -0400 From: "Robert L. Ward" at <img src="/robertward.gif"> Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Aaron & Mary Whitney To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

At 01:26 AM 4/21/99 EDT, EBrown231@aol.com wrote: >Hi, Don-- >How exciting to find someone interested (perhaps) in "my Aaron"!! > >Here are the bare bones of what I have on my ancestor, Aaron: > >Aaron Whitney, b. Sept 10, 1774 in Lisbon, ME, d. about 1855, Guilford, ME. > m. Mary Crockett (widow? of _____ Doble) on Sept 8 1822 in Guilford, ME, >b. Jun 6, 1782, Sumner, ME, d. Jan 7, 1826, Guilford, ME > >Mary Crockett Doble was Aaron's second wife. They had one son, Stillman F. >Whitney, b. Jun 11, 1823. (Perhaps his middle name was Franklin? I don't >know.) > >I have much more on these people and also on Aaron's first family of nine >children. What do you need? I will have to do a little digging to find my >resources for the above information. > >What I am lacking -- and I hope you can help me with this -- is the parentage >of Aaron. You mention an Aaron Whitney and Margaret Cornit. Tell me more!! >This has been my "brick wall" for years. I've never been able to make the >connection to John and Elinore. > >I'll look forward to hearing from you. I hope we can help each other. > >Evelyn Brown

See the following URL for Aaron-5 and Margaret (CORNET) WHITNEY [Elnathan-4, Eleazer-3, Thomas-2, John-1]:

 <http://www.erols.com/rlward1/whitney/john/john33.html#id10956>

Regards,

Robert

Robert L. Ward <img src="/robertward.gif"> <http://www.erols.com/rlward1/> 12236 Shadetree Lane, Laurel, MD 20708-2832 301-776-1659

Date: Wed, 21 Apr 1999 23:28:20 -0400 From: "Robert L. Ward" at <img src="/robertward.gif"> Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Herefordshire WHITNEY Databases To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Dear WRG,

I received four responses to my query (so far!). There are versions at the following places:

 1. Allan Green <ALLAGREEN@aol.com>
 2. Jon Aston <Mrj79@msn.com>
 3. Randy Winch <http://www.rootsweb.com/~gumby/cgi-bin/igmped.cgi/n=Winch?I03696>
 4. The LDS AF <http://www.familysearch.org/Search/ancestorsearchresults.asp>

Thanks to all who responded!

Regards,

Robert

Robert L. Ward <img src="/robertward.gif"> <http://www.erols.com/rlward1/> 12236 Shadetree Lane, Laurel, MD 20708-2832 301-776-1659

Sender: jwmuse@csi.com From: "Jeanne Muse" <jwmuse@csi.com> Date: Thu, 22 Apr 1999 09:47:55 -0400 Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Catlow/Whitney Family Organization To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Dear WRG: A fat notebook on my shelf contains copies of old letters and notes from my early research into the Whitney family. I came upon a copy of a letter I had written in 1994 which might be of interest. Does anyone know who this is?

Ms. Gloria Heramb, Historian Catlow/Whitney Family Organization 222 Francis Lane Barrington, IL 60010

My letter of inquiry was not returned, but I never received a response either.

Any clue?

-) Jeanne W. Muse

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Date: Thu, 22 Apr 1999 19:45:36 -0400 Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Fw: Turn on your lights To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com



Original Message-----

From: LCleversey <lclevers@bellsouth.net> To: JudyKCski@aol.com <JudyKCski@aol.com>; surgper@infinet.com <surgper@infinet.com>; FredSherw@aol.com <FredSherw@aol.com>; Desmee@aol.com <Desmee@aol.com>; chodge@Northstate.net <chodge@Northstate.net>; Claakso@aol.com <Claakso@aol.com> Cc: Stephens61@aol.com <Stephens61@aol.com>; sapeel@sprynet.com <sapeel@sprynet.com>; Khork@juno.com <Khork@juno.com>; jbravick@wctc.net <jbravick@wctc.net>; MACLEVER@ESCOCORP.com <MACLEVER@ESCOCORP.com> Date: Thursday, April 22, 1999 7:41 PM Subject: Fwd: Turn on your lights


>This is such a good Idea. > >Lisa > >> > >> Turn On Your Lights for America >> > >> >> > >> As I was driving to work this morning I passed by an elementary >school and >> > >> noticed that the flag had been lowered to half-mast in memory of the >> > >> students and their families in Littleton, Colorado. What a wonderful >> > >> gesture that simple act is. But, I thought to myself, what can I do >to >> > >> show others that I too am deeply affected by this tragedy. >> > >> >> > >> Turn on a light. Turn on my headlights. Turn on my porch light. But >how do >> > >> I get this message to others? Use the Internet. I*m sending this >message >> > >> to everyone on my email list and am asking that you do the same. >> > >> >> > >> I am going to turn on my headlights on Friday morning on my way to >work, >> > >> on Saturday as I run my errands and especially on Sunday as I go to >my >> > >> place of worship. I'm also going to turn on my porch lights on >Friday, >> > >> Saturday and Sunday night. >> > >> >> > >> I'm going to turn on my lights for the families in Littleton to show >them >> > >> that I care about them, that I feel the pain and hurt and heartache. >I'm >> > >> going to turn on my lights for what is right about this country. I'm >going >> > >> to turn on my lights against the darkness, the anger and the >prejudice. I >> > >> hope you will join me. One light is not much but put them together >and we >> > >> can light up the world. >> > >> >> > >> Turn on your lights ** show that you stand for what is right about >America. >> > >> And as you turn on your headlights and porch lights this weekend; >turn on >> > >> the light in your heart and soul. Show the world that this is not >what >> > >> America is all about. With your light shining bright, along with >others, >> > >> we can come together (if only for a brief moment) and combat the evil >that >> > >> confronts us all. >> > >> >> > >> Please pass this email on to everyone on your address list. Lets see >if we >> > >> can get this message to everyone across this great country before >Friday >> > >> morning and lets use the Internet for what it was intended - good. >> > >>

From: IMPORTLADY@aol.com Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 00:25:49 EDT Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Catlow/Whitney Family Organization To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

jeannie and list...this is my family in the Barrington, Cook, Illinois area...the Whitney page that sent you a while ago is of this family...we have a reunion every year...we're of the Henry Whitney decendents...Gloria is my cousin...I don't know if she has a e-mail address...but I can get hold of her if you need to...Liz Whitcomb Cwiklik, Elmhurst, Illinois

Sender: jwmuse@csi.com From: "Jeanne Muse" <jwmuse@csi.com>

Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Catlow/Whitney Family Organization Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 07:27:22 -0400 To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Liz and WRG: I knew the name CATLOW sounded familiar -- must have been from working so long on Henry's database! Thanks for solving that mystery. I'll save your message along with my old copy in case I need it again.

Thanks!

-) Jeanne

Original Message-----

From: IMPORTLADY@aol.com <IMPORTLADY@aol.com> To: jwmuse@csi.com <jwmuse@csi.com>; WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com <WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com> Date: Friday, April 23, 1999 12:26 AM Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Catlow/Whitney Family Organization


>jeannie and list...this is my family in the Barrington, Cook, Illinois >area...the Whitney page that sent you a while ago is of this family...we have >a reunion every year...we're of the Henry Whitney decendents...Gloria is my >cousin...I don't know if she has a e-mail address...but I can get hold of her >if you need to...Liz Whitcomb Cwiklik, Elmhurst, Illinois >


From: RayWhit79@aol.com Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 12:23:21 EDT Subject: [WHITNEY-L] WHITNEY-L Catlow/Whitney Family Organization To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Dear Liz Whitcomb Cwiklik, ELmhurst, Illinois<

         I am intrigued by your e mail 23 about Henry Whitney.
         I have been seeking information about a Henry Whitney for a

long time that was involved in a lawsuit in Iroquois County, Illinois, in 1846. He and Henry L. Marsh sued a man by the name of John B. Stricker. In fact, I have copies of some of the papers involved in this lawsuit that were furnished me by Verna Drake of the Iroquois County Genelogical Society. She was unable to furnish me any information concerning this particular Henry Whitney's family.

         My interest in this Henry Whitney was drawn because I found a

census entry on Page 177, Line 503, 1850 Census for Census District No. 21, Iroquois County, Illinois, County Seat Watseka, Illinois dated November 19, 1850, reading as follows:

                   Polly Whitney       46   F    Born

New York

                   Sara Reese               20   F    
    "  New York
                   *James Whitney     17    M         "    "
                   Josiah Whitney      15   M         

" "

                   Lucy Whitney        13  F          "    

"

                   Seneca Whitney 12  M          "    "
                   William Whitney     10   M         "    

"

                   Lucinda Whitney       8  F         "    

"

    *I am reasonably sure that this James Whitney was my great

Grandfather, Daniel James Whitney, as I have record that James Whitney married my G Grandmother Dilly Jane Flint in Kankakee, Illinois, the next adjoining county to Iroquois County, on July 26, 1855.

         I have never been able to find record of the Husband of this

Polly Whitney, and Mrs. Drake, as well as I, thought he might have been the Henry Whitney mentioned in this Law suit. I never found this Henry in a census of Illinois.

         I have much detail on hand, but before going into it

further,thought I would write you to see if your Henry could have been the one mentioned in the above lawsuit, and whether you had any information about his wife and family, and if it could have been the above? I will be glad to furnish all the detail I have, if this happens to be a connection to your Henry. Thank you very much for replying to this. Ray Whitney, Topeka, Kansas.


Date: Fri, 23 Apr 1999 18:21:27 +0000 From: Roy & Michele Painter <rmp6797@strato.net> Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Whitney/Thompson/Chick To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Can anyone help me with the following people?

Charles Edwin Whitney married to Emma Frances Thompson

Their daughter Inez Elizabeth married a Justin Ivan Chick on April 29, 1916 in Cornish, Maine.

Michele

From: PoohysMom@aol.com Date: Sat, 24 Apr 1999 00:29:11 EDT Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Whitney's in NY To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Hi List: Don't have a lot of info yet however I have gained more than I had on my previous posts! Here is what I have .. Kim Schildwachter

William Wesley WHITNEY m. Harriet Bostwick MOORE on 3-2-1836 Lyons, Wayne, NY. Known Children of William and Harriet: 1) Edwin Forest WHITNEY b. 11-12-1838 Lyons, Wayne, NY

         +  Mary GROVE  b. c 1838  Married in 1862

2) William Wesley WHITNEY b. 11-25-1851 Lyons, Wayne, NY


Sender: jwmuse@csi.com From: "Jeanne Muse" <jwmuse@csi.com> Date: Sat, 24 Apr 1999 07:32:30 -0400 Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Re: John Francis To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Dear Richard: I do not have more information on either MERCY WHITNEY or JOHN FRANCIS. I will pass your message along to our Whitney Research Group to see if any others can help you. Good luck with your research.

-) Jeanne W. Muse

Genealogy - Games - Scuba-Diving http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/jwmuse jwmuse@csi.com


Original Message-----

From: Richard Bouchard <rhbouchard@hotmail.com> To: jwmuse@csi.com <jwmuse@csi.com> Date: Friday, April 23, 1999 11:31 PM Subject: John Francis


>Dear Ms. Muse, >I found GENDEX listing posted by you re John Francis of Minot, ME. One >of my ancestors is a John Francis b.1800 d. 1874 m. Mercy S. Whitney. >They had at least one son Sylvesta Boardman Francis b. ? d. ? who >married Martha S. Wardwell. I have info on descendants of Sylvesta's >daughter Annie A. Was hoping you may have info on John's pedigree. >Thanks, >Regards, >Richard Bouchard > >


Sender: jwmuse@csi.com From: "Jeanne Muse" <jwmuse@csi.com>

Date: Sat, 24 Apr 1999 08:13:39 -0400 Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Harding / Whitney connections To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Dear cousins: Just in case I have failed to pass this along.

I am fortunate to own a hardback copy of the 714 page volume entitled "Abraham Harding Family Book - A Record of the Ancestry, Family and Descendants of Abraham Harding", 1979, by Glen F. Harding M.D.

Pages 116 & 117 "have been adapted from Reverend E.O. Jameson's book, "History of Medway, Mass.," published in 1876. Page 117 contains a WHITNEY:

[20] ASA-5 HARDING (Nathan-4, Samuel-3, Abraham-2, Abraham-1) son of Nathan-4 Harding, was born in Medway. He married Keziah JONES, daughter of Thomas and Bethiah (WHITNEY) Jones. She was born in East Medway. The children were: Asa. Nathan [25], b. Feb. 7, 1797. Lydia, m. Dec. 25, 1834, Elias N. Tyler.

Page 499 [Facsimile Page 53 of Rev Abner Morse's book "A Genealogical Register of the Descendants of Several Ancient Puritans" Vol IV, 1864]:

227. 381 Malinda-6 [Harding], m. Isaac WHITNEY, April 9, 1822, who d. at Newburgh, Me., May 22, 1828. Had, Dorcas Whitney Julia A. Whitney Albert Whitney Allen R. Whitney Gustavus A. Whitney William F. Whitney

-) Jeanne W. Muse

Genealogy - Games - Scuba-Diving http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/jwmuse jwmuse@csi.com



From: Hogle1@aol.com Date: Sat, 24 Apr 1999 16:10:35 EDT Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Pierce transcribing - a question To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Hi folks

Rather than bugging just Tim Doyle with this, while he is busy with the Pierce book organization, I thought maybe someone else out there with access to the book can answer this question.

On page #186 - person #1059, Joshua Whitney.

Can someone tell me the name of the woman he married? It appears on my photocopy as possibly Vashti or Vashu Knight. I can not determine what the unusual first name is. I am transcribing the page and want to get it correct.

Thanks in advance for your help.

Jo Hogle

Date: Sat, 24 Apr 1999 17:14:44 -0400 From: "Robert L. Ward" at <img src="/robertward.gif"> Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Pierce transcribing - a question To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

At 04:10 PM 4/24/99 EDT, Hogle1@aol.com wrote: >Hi folks > >Rather than bugging just Tim Doyle with this, while he is busy with the >Pierce book organization, I thought maybe someone else out there with access >to the book can answer this question. > >On page #186 - person #1059, Joshua Whitney. > >Can someone tell me the name of the woman he married? It appears on my >photocopy as possibly Vashti or Vashu Knight. I can not determine what the >unusual first name is. >I am transcribing the page and want to get it correct. > >Thanks in advance for your help. > >Jo Hogle

Jo,

The name is "Vashti." Check out this name in a Bible.

Regards,

Robert

Robert L. Ward <img src="/robertward.gif"> <http://www.erols.com/rlward1/> 12236 Shadetree Lane, Laurel, MD 20708-2832 301-776-1659

From: Hogle1@aol.com Date: Sun, 25 Apr 1999 10:41:04 EDT Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Thanks Everyone To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Thanks to all of you who responded that the name I couldn't read was Vashti Knight.

I am familiar with the Biblical Vashti, but on the Pierce photocopy the name looks more like Vashu and that was really throwing me. Needed to be certain I wasn't going to give her the wrong name. There are some pretty unusual names around so you never know when someone coined a new one.

Thanks again for all the help. Jo

Date: Mon, 26 Apr 1999 20:53:59 -0400 From: "Robert L. Ward" at <img src="/robertward.gif"> Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Whitney Whistler To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Dear WRG,

Thanks to Ben Whitney, I now own the entire run of "The Whitney Whistler." On my list of things to do is to transcribe it and post it on the WHITNEY website.

Regards,

Robert

Robert L. Ward <img src="/robertward.gif"> <http://www.erols.com/rlward1/> 12236 Shadetree Lane, Laurel, MD 20708-2832 301-776-1659

From: LSchiendel@aol.com Date: Tue, 27 Apr 1999 13:56:49 EDT Subject: [WHITNEY-L] WHITNEYS IN MAINE To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Hello Whitney researchers, I am new to the list and have looked at the archives to find very little on Whitneys in Maine. My specific search if to find William A. Whitney m. Emma J. Twombly 4 July 1848 at Lee, Penobscot Co., ME. Emma was the daughter of John & Hannah Knight Twombly. I would appreciate hearing from anyone interested in these names. Thanks Lillian LSchiendel@aol.com

From: GailWaters@aol.com Date: Tue, 27 Apr 1999 15:36:50 EDT Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Whitney/Foster To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Looking for information regarding Adelaide (Addie) Whitney who married ??? Berry and then married Edward Foster. Adelaide was living in Richmond, VA, in 1908 when she and Edward adopted their daughter and named her Mary Gladys Foster. Adelaide was probably born in the 1890's.

Any info would be appreciated.

Thanks, GailWaters@AOL.com

Date: Tue, 27 Apr 1999 19:43:23 +0000 From: "Howard L. Carr III" <ywsg@psouth.net> Organization: Shopping Guide Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Whitney, Thompson, Chick To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Roy & Michele Painter wrote: > > Can anyone help me with the following people? > > Charles Edwin Whitney married to Emma Frances Thompson > > Their daughter Inez Elizabeth married a Justin Ivan Chick on April 29, > 1916 in Cornish, Maine. > > Michele

Hello; My wife is the great granddaughter of Charles and Emma; only we have his name as Charles Eli Whitney. How are you related to them? What would you like to know? We know their birth and death dates & places; their other children. My wife's grandfather was their son, Walter Skillings Whitney. Charles and Emma and some of their children are buried in Evergreen Cemetery in Portland, Maine. So far we haven't been able to find Charles' parents. Can you help? Sincerely, Howard L. Carr III Kathleen Whitney Carr Cornish, Maine

Date: Tue, 27 Apr 1999 20:27:37 -0400 From: Tim Whitney <thewhitneys@erols.com>

Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Looking for information on Alonzo E. Whitney from Gibson PA. To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

My name is Tim Whitney and I believe My great Grandfather is Alonzo E. Whitney fro Gibson PA. I am trying to find decendants of his so I can make the connection to my grandfather Leonard Whitney of Sesquehana PA. The problem is that my Grandfather left home at the age of twelve so there is not much I have to go on. If anyone can help I would be grateful. We are having a Whitney reunion at Lake Page Pennsylvania this August. If there are any distant relatives interested in coming please e-mail me.

         Thanks,
         Tim Whitney

From: "marsha clark" <clarkb@rose.net>

       "CRR" <CUMBERLAND-RIVER@rootsweb.com>

Date: Tue, 27 Apr 1999 21:06:48 -0400 Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Lest we forget To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

OK: I'm busted here is my one and only non-genealogy related post: interesting to see how many names it gets.. . This chain letter is dedicated to the lives lost in the shooting at Columbine High School. Write your name and the city/state you live in and send this to everyone you know to show you care. > Note: will the person who recieves this letter after May 20th please > send this letter back to me > at SlvrFox180@aol.com and I will send this to the Columbine High > School. > > 1. Eric Goemer Shakopee, MN > 2. Melinda Gerold Shakopee, MN (I'm very sorry for what happened) > 3. Brandon Choate North Bend, WA > 4. Andy "The Andy Man/boy" Ranieri > 5. Brian Pingon, Phoenix, AZ > 6. Katie Yee, Phoenix, AZ > 7. Courtney Smith, Phoenix, AZ > 8. Alexandra Jones, Phoenix, AZ > 9. Leigh Fisher, Phoenix, AZ > 10. Emily Cummings. Bedford, NY > 11. Annie Olson. Thomasville, GA > 12. Emily Childs. Thomasville, GA > 13. Kendra Webb. Thomasville, GA > 14. Anna Bujdoso. Slidell, LA >15. Paula Austin Thomasville, GA > 16. Sandy Bonner Thomasville,GA 17. Kim Harrell Thomasville, GA 18. Becky Donathan, Thomasville, GA 19. Chuck Reagin, Thomasville, GA 20. Marsha Clark, Thomasville, GA

Marsha Whitney Clark Researching...WHITNEY, BRAY, YORKO, HRINDA, TARTER

Volunteer of Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness at http://www.rootsweb.com/~tnraogk/index.htm


From: gumby@edge.net (Randy Winch) Date: Tue, 27 Apr 1999 20:14:21 -0500 Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Fw: Whitney info To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Could someone help Debbie with this. Thanks, Carolyn


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From: debbie <debbie@cyber-quest.com> To: gumby@edge.net <gumby@edge.net> Date: Tuesday, April 27, 1999 8:43 AM Subject: Whitney info


>Do you have the descentants of Elias Whitney born 1827? Did he move to >Pa. The birthdate coincides with my great grandfather. > >

Date: Tue, 27 Apr 1999 21:14:28 -0400 From: Marcia <mwverde@gmail.com> Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Can anyone help TIM?? To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Date: Mon, 26 Apr 1999 21:45:33 -0400 From: Tim Whitney <thewhitneys@erols.com> Reply-To: thewhitneys@erols.com To: mwverde@gmail.com Subject: The Whitney's > >My Name is Tim Whitney I just started to research my family history. What I know is that I have a great Grandfather Alonzo Whitney who at one time lived in Arat Pennsylvania. His wife's name was Dela. He Had 8 or 10 children one of which was my grandfather Leonard Whitney who worked and lived in Sesquehana Pennsylvania. If you can give me any information on my great grandfather I would be grateful. I found an Alonzo E. Whitney born May 27th 1950 and died in 1931. My grandfather Leonard was born March 28 1898. If anyone can confirm that Alonzo is or is not my great grandfather I would appreciate it and any other information you can supply me. > >Thank You Tim Whitney > > > >

From: JOEWHITNEY@aol.com Date: Tue, 27 Apr 1999 22:35:25 EDT Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Alonzo Whitney To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

So that's what happened to Leonard. I remember my great-great aunt talking about her brother who left home and then disappeared completely. Another mystery solved by the internet! Didn't he work as a lineman for a while? You've got quite a few cousins all over Pennsylvania and Ohio.

From: "Sally Towns" <sntowns@gwi.net> Date: Tue, 27 Apr 1999 23:55:23 -0400 Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Fw: Reply to Michele on Perley Whitney To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com



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From: Sally Towns <sntowns@gwi.net>

To: <rmp6797@strato.net> Sent: Tuesday, April 27, 1999 11:52 PM Subject: Reply to Michele on Perley Whitney


> Michele > Not sure this is your Perley but here is what I have-- > He courted and married Clara Taylor wo lived on Buckfield Hill in Byron, > Me.. > They were married in 1896 in Rumford Falls, Me. , Perley was 30 and Clara > 17. > The marriage was never a happy one, but they remained married for several > years before seperating. When they first married they moved to the Lewiston > area, where he opened a jewelry shop across the street from the old > Littleton Hotel, where he repaired clocks, fashioned rings, and designed > covers for watches. As time went by he missed the outdoors and prospecting > and became depressed and his business began to deteriorate. > Then his brother left the farm (Jesse) and his father (Marshall) died. His > mother was now alone, and he and Clara decided to end their marriage and he > returned to Byron to help his mother and to return to hunt for gold. Some > of the stories in the book about Perley are told by a Helen Barker, of > Turner Maine - Her father Frank Ferrin was Perley's nephew.( Must have been > a sister- but book only talks about him and brother Jesse). Perley is > buried in Frye Cemetery, outside Rumford, Maine - he died 1-20-1941. The > book says nothing about and children. (Ths stories about this man are GREAT) > > Do you think this could be the right Perley??? > > Sally Towns > ----- Original Message ----- > From: Roy & Michele Painter <rmp6797@strato.net> > To: Sally Towns <sntowns@gwi.net> > Sent: Tuesday, April 20, 1999 12:12 PM > Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Marshall & Perley Whitney of Maine > > > > My great-grandfathers name was Perley. Do you show who he married? > > Children? > > > > Michele > > > > > > > > Sally Towns wrote: > > > > > > Hi All > > > > > > Just finished reading the book "The Next Bend In The River" by C.J. > Stevens, > > > about Gold Mining in Maine. > > > I thought you all might enjoy knowing that Marshall Whitney was one of > the > > > first five men to pan gold on the Swift River in Maine, and that he and > his > > > son Perley made quite a name for themselves here. Perley became one of > the > > > best prospectors in the history of Maine's placer mining. There is a > whole > > > chapter of the book devoted to him and his family, and if anyone is > > > interested I would be glad to pass it on to them, just let me know. > > > I think, from my research, that his line would be Perley 9 Marshall 8 > > > William 7 William 6 Abner 5 John 4 > > > Isiach 3 Thomas 2 John 1.. The article also has a photo of Perley, and > map > > > of area prospected. > > > > > > Sally Whitney Towns > > >

From: MAJEMEN@aol.com Date: Tue, 27 Apr 1999 23:50:40 EDT Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Re:Alonzo Whitney To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

This is to Tim Whitney concerning his Granfather Alonzo E. Whitney. My grandmother was a sister to Alonzo. My grandmother was Evelyn E. Whitney - a twin to Emma Whitney. Alonzo had nine children. Alonzo worked at the Round House in Susquehanna.

I do not know about Leonard Except that he married a Marian Foley on December 28th , 1927.

I have been trying to trace all of my grandmother's siblings and do have information on a good many of offspring.

Joe Whitney was a relative of Floyd Whitney, who is a brother to Leonard. Perhaps he will get in touch with Tim Whitney.

Majemen(jean Stafford Mendenhall

From: "Ann O'Hara" <yannster@ptd.net> Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Lest we forget Date: Wed, 28 Apr 1999 00:45:48 -0400 To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Is everyone else having the same problem with this chain letter? If so, this is outrageous!


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From: marsha clark <clarkb@rose.net> To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com <WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com> Date: Tuesday, April 27, 1999 9:12 PM Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Lest we forget


>OK: I'm busted here is my one and only non-genealogy related post: >interesting to see how many names it gets..

From: "marsha clark" <clarkb@rose.net>

       "CRR" <CUMBERLAND-RIVER@rootsweb.com>

Date: Wed, 28 Apr 1999 00:49:18 -0400 Subject: [WHITNEY-L] apology To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

didn't know columbine high school post would cause hang ups, so sorry, never do it again.

Marsha Whitney Clark Researching...WHITNEY, BRAY, YORKO, HRINDA, TARTER

Volunteer of Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness at http://www.rootsweb.com/~tnraogk/index.htm


From: "Sally Towns" <sntowns@gwi.net> Date: Wed, 28 Apr 1999 01:07:38 -0400 Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Marsha -No need to apologize To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com



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From: Sally Towns <sntowns@gwi.net> To: <clarkb@rose.net> Sent: Wednesday, April 28, 1999 1:06 AM Subject: Fw: [WHITNEY-L] apology


> Marsha > > Received your letter to the High School and sen it on to several friends > with absolutely no problems. Just checked with one of the friends and he > said he also sent it on to his friends with no problems. > Thanks for thinking of us and letting us share in the message to Columbine > H.S. > Sally Whitney Towns > ----- Original Message ----- > From: marsha clark <clarkb@rose.net> > To: <WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com> > Sent: Wednesday, April 28, 1999 12:49 AM > Subject: [WHITNEY-L] apology > > > > didn't know columbine high school post would cause hang ups, so > > sorry, never do it again. > > > > Marsha Whitney Clark > > Researching...WHITNEY, BRAY, YORKO, HRINDA, TARTER > > > > Volunteer of Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness at > > http://www.rootsweb.com/~tnraogk/index.htm > > > > > > > > >

From: ALLAGREEN@aol.com Date: Wed, 28 Apr 1999 01:55:38 EDT Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Fw: Whitney info To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Debbie:

Do you mean Elias James Whitney, born 20 Feb 1827? If so, he is to be found in the database on the CT Whitneys, descendants of Henry Whitney of CT.

Allan E. Green

Date: Wed, 28 Apr 1999 09:00:05 -0400 (EDT) From: Barry Whitney <barryw@therock.mcg.edu> Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Ancestry Daily News, 28 April, 1999 (fwd) To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com


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Ancestry Daily News >From the publisher of "The Source" and Ancestry Magazine http://www.ancestry.com

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Date: Wed, 28 Apr 1999 12:13:03 +0000 From: debbie <debbie@cyber-quest.com>

       Whitney@bl-3.rootsweb.com

Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Alonzo To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

There was a Alonzo Whitney that lived in Tioga County in the 1800's he settled a town called Whitneyville. His father or son was named Captian Nelson Whitney who served in the Civil War. They are buried in Whitneyville.

 I am looking for parents of Elias Whitney who was born in NY 1827

Also there is a Leonard In the family.

Date: Wed, 28 Apr 1999 12:20:45 +0000 From: debbie <debbie@cyber-quest.com>

       Whitney@bl-3.rootsweb.com

Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Alonzo To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Whitneyville Cemetery

Alonzo-May 6, 1801-1881 Fanny Dec 29, 1801-188? w/o Alonzo Captain Nelson Whitney 1823-1912-Co.G, 45th PA Susan C Whitney 1824-1899 w/o Nelson William E Whitney Son of Susan and Nelson Seymour 1858-1945 "father" Jesse 1863-1953

Date: Wed, 28 Apr 1999 12:44:19 +0000 From: debbie <debbie@cyber-quest.com> Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Whitney To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Whitney-Elias born 1827NY brother of Riley Married (1) Lauretta (2) Anna M. Stafford Curran Children Ugene Nov 1851-Jan 1852 Floyd May 1854 Married Ida Cheeseman Victor 1857-1909 Lydia Curran daughter of Anna Wife of Victor Jeremiah 1879 Loren Whitney-nephew of Victor

Children of Floyd & Ida: Burtello May 1874 known as Burt Eddie 1877 Jim-Dec 1879 Angus- Aug 12, 1882 Susan-Dec 1889 Does this soud like anything to Joe, Tim &Jean???

From: JOEWHITNEY@aol.com Date: Wed, 28 Apr 1999 13:27:46 EDT Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Whitney To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Thanks for the help, but same names, different branches. Our branch: Alonzo married Della Simpson, had: Floyd, Mabel, Florence (Flossie Bell), William, Bessie, Bertie (he was the one who went West and disappeared), Leonard and Walter (probably not in that order, but Rev. Walter Whitney was the last, born 1905.)

From: MAJEMEN@aol.com Date: Wed, 28 Apr 1999 14:21:50 EDT Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Alonzo To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Tim Whitney, Joe Whitney and myself seem to be connected.

Alonzo had three sisters and one brother as follows:

 Amorette Whitney, born May 2, 1844--Died October 1, 1873
 Leander B. Whitney, born Oct. 21, 1846--Died Feb--1934
 Evelyn E. Whitney ,  Born August 15, 1856 Died Sept 12, 1932
 Emma C, Whitney, born Augut 15, 1856  no date of death

Emma and my grandmother , Evelyn were twins.

 I have a long list of all their descendands but am missing many facts--such

as the date of Emma's death. Emma was blind from birth but married twice and gave birth to six children.

I have the same list of Alonzo's family but would like any information on

Walter Whitney as he lived near us in Steuben County, New York at one time.

Joe Whitney 's Grandparents were Floyd and Ethel Whitney but I have no further Information on any of Leonard Whitneys siblings. Would appreciate any that can be obtained.

It's a small world and the internet is so helpful in solving past mysteries and finding our anscestors.

Jean Stafford Mendenhall

Date: Wed, 28 Apr 1999 21:46:05 -0400 From: "Robert L. Ward" at <img src="/robertward.gif"> Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Whitney To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

At 12:44 PM 4/28/99 +0000, debbie wrote: >Whitney-Elias born 1827NY brother of Riley >Married (1) Lauretta (2) Anna M. Stafford Curran >Children Ugene Nov 1851-Jan 1852 >Floyd May 1854 Married Ida Cheeseman >Victor 1857-1909 >Lydia Curran daughter of Anna Wife of Victor >Jeremiah 1879 >Loren Whitney-nephew of Victor > >Children of Floyd & Ida: >Burtello May 1874 known as Burt >Eddie 1877 >Jim-Dec 1879 >Angus- Aug 12, 1882 >Susan-Dec 1889 >Does this soud like anything to Joe, Tim &Jean???

AHA! The brother Riley WHITNEY was the key! Your Elias-7 was b. 1 Sep 1822, and his brother Riley-7 on 20 May 1833, probably in Fishkill, Dutchess Co., NY. They were sons of Jeremiah-6 and Susan (RESSEGUIE) WHITNEY [Jeremiah-5, Jeremiah-4, Nathan-3, John-2, Henry-1]. See the following URL:

 <http://www.rootsweb.com/~gumby/cgi-bin/igmget.cgi/n=Whitney?I10274>

Regards,

Robert

Robert L. Ward <img src="/robertward.gif">

<http://www.erols.com/rlward1/> 12236 Shadetree Lane, Laurel, MD 20708-2832 301-776-1659

From: "marsha clark" <clarkb@rose.net>

       "Ron Rich" <r.rich@ix.netcom.com>

Date: Wed, 28 Apr 1999 21:47:24 -0400 Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Re: Lest we forget To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Rich: i have no idea, but please forgive me as I didn't mean to cause any trouble. For some reason this note is causing trouble on some ISPs. I promise it was not done intentionally and the majority of people on the lists only got it once. There were only 20 names on it and since I copied and pasted there was no forwarding involved. Again, sorry. Marsha Whitney Clark Researching...WHITNEY, BRAY, YORKO, HRINDA, TARTER

Volunteer of Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness at http://www.rootsweb.com/~tnraogk/index.htm



Original Message-----

From: Ron Rich <r.rich@ix.netcom.com> To: marsha clark <clarkb@rose.net> Date: Wednesday, April 28, 1999 6:23 PM Subject: Re: Lest we forget


>why has this message repeated fifteen times on my mail and will not delete? >it keeps reappearing. >Ron Rich >

Date: Wed, 28 Apr 1999 22:24:30 -0400 From: "Robert L. Ward" at <img src="/robertward.gif"> Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] Alonzo To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

At 02:21 PM 4/28/99 EDT, MAJEMEN@aol.com wrote: >Tim Whitney, Joe Whitney and myself seem to be connected. > >Alonzo had three sisters and one brother as follows: > > Amorette Whitney, born May 2, 1844--Died October 1, 1873 > > Leander B. Whitney, born Oct. 21, 1846--Died Feb--1934 > > Evelyn E. Whitney , Born August 15, 1856 Died Sept 12, 1932 > > Emma C, Whitney, born Augut 15, 1856 no date of death > >Emma and my grandmother , Evelyn were twins. > > I have a long list of all their descendands but am missing many facts--such >as the date of Emma's death. Emma was blind from birth but married twice and >gave birth to six children. > > I have the same list of Alonzo's family but would like any information on >Walter Whitney as he lived near us in Steuben County, New York at one time. > >Joe Whitney 's Grandparents were Floyd and Ethel Whitney but I have no >further Information on any of Leonard Whitneys siblings. Would appreciate any >that can be obtained. > >It's a small world and the internet is so helpful in solving past mysteries >and finding our anscestors. > >Jean Stafford Mendenhall

The family of Alonzo E. WHITNEY is found on p. 659 of Pierce's _Whitney Genealogy_ (1895). That of his father Joel Barnard WHITNEY is on pp. 599-600. Their ancestry is: Alonzo E.-10, Joel Barnard-9, Torrey-8, Moses-7, Samuel-6, Samuel-5, Nathaniel-4, Nathaniel-3, John-2, John-1.

There are listed some of the children of Alonzo E. and Della F. (SIMPSON) WHITNEY, all born in Thompson, PA:

 1. Floyd L., b. 1 Feb 1880.
 2. Bertie L., b. 12 Nov 1881.
 3. Nettie May, b. 2 Sep 1884.
 4. Flossie Belle, b. Jan. 14, 1887.
 5. Mabel, b. May 3, 1890.

Regards,

Robert

Robert L. Ward <img src="/robertward.gif"> <http://www.erols.com/rlward1/> 12236 Shadetree Lane, Laurel, MD 20708-2832 301-776-1659

From: CGomez5077@aol.com Date: Thu, 29 Apr 1999 06:26:19 EDT Subject: [WHITNEY-L] WHITNEY-L] Lest we forget To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com


OK: I'm busted here is my one and only non-genealogy related post: interesting to see how many names it gets.. . This chain letter is dedicated to the lives lost in the shooting at Columbine High School. Write your name and the city/state you live in and send this to everyone you know to show you care. > Note: will the person who recieves this letter after May 20th please > send this letter back to me > at SlvrFox180@aol.com and I will send this to the Columbine High > School. > > 1. Eric Goemer Shakopee, MN > 2. Melinda Gerold Shakopee, MN (I'm very sorry for what happened) > 3. Brandon Choate North Bend, WA > 4. Andy "The Andy Man/boy" Ranieri > 5. Brian Pingon, Phoenix, AZ > 6. Katie Yee, Phoenix, AZ > 7. Courtney Smith, Phoenix, AZ > 8. Alexandra Jones, Phoenix, AZ > 9. Leigh Fisher, Phoenix, AZ > 10. Emily Cummings. Bedford, NY > 11. Annie Olson. Thomasville, GA > 12. Emily Childs. Thomasville, GA > 13. Kendra Webb. Thomasville, GA > 14. Anna Bujdoso. Slidell, LA >15. Paula Austin Thomasville, GA > 16. Sandy Bonner Thomasville,GA 17. Kim Harrell Thomasville, GA 18. Becky Donathan, Thomasville, GA 19. Chuck Reagin, Thomasville, GA 20. Marsha Clark, Thomasville, GA 21. Hope A.S. Gomez , Springfield,Mass.


(Hope ) Researching.......STOTZ,LAWRENCE,POTTER,LORD,WRIGHT, WHITNEY, CROWL.STEIN, SAMPSON,SHATTUCK, ROWELL, Marsha Whitney Clark Researching...WHITNEY, BRAY, YORKO, HRINDA, TARTER

Volunteer of Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness at http://www.rootsweb.com/~tnraogk/index.htm

From: Chozijoy@aol.com Date: Thu, 29 Apr 1999 16:38:44 EDT Subject: [WHITNEY-L] Laura Whitney To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Hi, I'm hoping that someone out there will be able to answer this question. I'm researching Laura Whitney (b. abt: 1792 d. unknown). She was the daughter of Mary Blair and Peter Whitney (dates unknown--but believed to be from MA). She married a man called Peter Atwood (b. abt: 1791 d. abt. 1855) in Chester, MA on October 24, 1814. She was apparently pregnant at the time of their marriage (noticed the date of their marriage and the year their daughter was born). Their daughter was Sophia Atwood (b. abt. 1814 d. 3-22-1871). Sophia was my ggg-grandmother. On the back of a photo of Sophia, it was written that she was "part-Indian". We have traced her mother's Whitney lineage back to England. We have noticed, that it appears the Whitney family didn't keep up with her after she married Peter Atwood.....maybe because Laura was pregnant when she married him (?).....or maybe he was Native American (?). We have had trouble finding much birth/death info on Peter. On a census record, it has him as being born in New York State...and I think, dying there as well. He lived in both MA and NY at different times. The LDS Church has a Peter Atwood...but their information and names do not accurately match our family records, so it is believed to be an incorrect match. It is possible, if Peter was Native American, that "Peter Atwood" wasn't his real name, but just a name he "borrowed". He had a second marriage to Mehitable Phebe Clark 12-21-1825 in Chester, MA...and raised a whole new family. Sophia, however was not mentioned amongst them on census records. On Sophia's death certificate, however, M. Phebe Clark was listed as her "mother".....so evidently it was Peter's second wife who raised Laura's daughter. My question is: What ever happened to Laura Whitney? Was she a birth child of the Whitney's or perhaps an adopted Native American child? (which happened frequently--but wasn't discussed). I'm trying to find out where Sophia Atwood's Native American heritage came from. I've even wondered if perhaps Laura Whitney and Peter Atwood adopted her---maybe she was a Native American child. Sophia Atwood went on to marry Joel Daniels (b. abt.1803 d. 10-03-1895) in Becket, MA (not sure of year). If anyone out there has any information on our Laura Whitney, I'd love to hear from you. She deserves to be remembered.....and maybe in the process our Native American mystery will be solved as well. You can write to me at: chozijoy@aol.com Thank you..... Bev Tiner

From: GailWaters@aol.com Date: Fri, 30 Apr 1999 22:52:31 EDT Subject: [WHITNEY-L] William/Jeremiah Whitney To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Does anyone have a connection to this line?

Thanks, Gail

1 WHITNEY, Jeremiah b: in New England .. 2 WHITNEY, William E. b: in Rochester, NY d: 1873 ...... +SCOTT, Mary b: 1815 in Niagara County, NY ....... 3 WHITNEY, William W. b: March 25, 1836 in Ontario, Canada

      d: Bef. 1900      

........... +BERRY, Elizabeth C. b: in Dark County, Ohio m: October 03, 1858 in Illinois d: November 25, 1905 ........... 4 WHITNEY, Mary Adelaide (Addie) b: Abt. 1863

    d: 1951   

............... +DICKINSON, ??? (1st husband of Adelaide Whitney)

........... *2nd Husband of Mary Adelaide (Addie) Whitney: ............... +FOSTER, Edward m: December 05, 1900 ........... 4 WHITNEY, Ada L. (Kittie) d: September 07, 1937 in Blair, Nebraska ........... 4 WHITNEY, Laura J. d: Bef. 1900 ........... 4 WHITNEY, William B. d: Bef. 1900 ....... 3 WHITNEY, Ferdenand S. ....... 3 WHITNEY, Joanna C. ........... +RUNDALL, ??? ....... 3 WHITNEY, Adel ........... +WISNER, ??? ....... 3 WHITNEY, ??? ........... +HUNTER, ??? ....... 3 WHITNEY, ??? ........... +KNEELAND, ??? ....... 3 WHITNEY, Lucy A. ....... 3 WHITNEY, Martha ....... 3 WHITNEY, Hannah E. ....... 3 WHITNEY, Sarah G.

From: ALLAGREEN@aol.com Date: Fri, 30 Apr 1999 23:46:56 EDT Subject: Re: [WHITNEY-L] William/Jeremiah Whitney To: WHITNEY-L@rootsweb.com

Dear Gail:

I checked the John and Elinor database without much luck, but in the CT Whitney database I did find a Jeremiah Whitney, b. 18 Mar 1782 in Warwick, NY, married to a Rachel King, although no children are shown. The interesting thing about this one is that he is shown as having died in Rochester, NY!

I would also look at the other Jeremiah Whitneys in the CT Whitney database. Two of them were born in the 1780's and had sons named William. If you need directions on how to find these sources, let me know.

Good Luck

Allan E. Green


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